• GCMD Biosphere
  • Agriculture
  • Biosphere
  • Land Surface
Abstract from DBPedia
    The biosphere (from Greek βίος bíos "life" and σφαῖρα sphaira "sphere"), also known as the ecosphere (from Greek οἶκος oîkos "environment" and σφαῖρα), is the worldwide sum of all ecosystems. It can also be termed the zone of life on Earth, a closed system (apart from solar and cosmic radiation and heat from the interior of the Earth), and largely self-regulating. By the most general biophysiological definition, the biosphere is the global ecological system integrating all living beings and their relationships, including their interaction with the elements of the lithosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. The biosphere is postulated to have evolved, beginning with a process of biopoiesis (life created naturally from non-living matter, such as simple organic compounds) or biogenesis (life created from living matter), at least some 3.5 billion years ago. In a general sense, biospheres are any closed, self-regulating systems containing ecosystems. This includes artificial biospheres such as Biosphere 2 and BIOS-3, and potentially ones on other planets or moons.

    生物圏(せいぶつけん、英: biosphere)とは生物が存在する領域のこと。一般的には、生物が存在するその領域全体および含まれる構成要素(生物・非生物)の相互作用の総体を指す。より狭義の意味に用いて、その空間に含まれる生物(生物相・生物量・生物群集)のみを指すこともある。


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