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debris field

An area in which debris, e.g., from a wreckage, demolition, explosion, etc., is scattered. Investigators are still inspecting the debris field from the downed passenger plane for clues to its sudden crash.
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Another man, who was sitting along the river bank, said that it was the business of hope and every morning he purchased the debris from the mine and came to the river hoping fortune but during the last two years he could not find a big precious stone.
It is unacceptable for me for this debris to be on the ground that long," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said at a mid-September press conference, where he noted that some subcontractors had chosen to go to Florida in hopes of finding better pay as the state recovers from Hurricane Irma's devastation.
The American Chemistry Council said in response: "We strongly support several features in this much-needed bill, including the reauthorization of the Marine Debris Act, provisions to further study land-based waste management solutions and causes of marine debris, and increased investment and technical assistance to help expand waste management systems in rapidly industrializing nations.
The ESA conference comes just over two months after an ambitious mission to clean up some of this debris - launched by Japan's space agency JAXA - failed.
The northern half of the area where authorities are currently searching for the plane--off the coast of Australia--overlaps with the area the new simulation indicates as the most likely origin of the debris found so far.
This period usually has a large number of collapses, landslides, debris flows, and other geological disasters (Liu et al.
He did not say from what part of the missing Boeing 777 the debris was suspected to have come.
Time Sequence Characteristic of AE Source Induced by Debris Cloud
Debris removal provisions differ markedly in various policies.
Liow said that if the investigation team will bring back any debris, they will be sent to the international investigation team.
The Rawalpindi Waste Management Company staff spotted the two people throwing the heavy debris of a razed building into the channel.
Two events in recent years dramatically increased the amount of fragmentation debris in orbit.
Invasion biologists say it's hard to determine whether marine life washing ashore on the debris will be a threat to the environment.
Washington, April 26 ( ANI ): Europe's largest-ever space-debris conference has expressed an urgent need to remove orbiting space debris and to fly satellites in the future without creating new fragments.