Ballast Device Component

Known as: Ballast 
An electrical device designed to limit an electric current or to provide a starting voltage.
National Institutes of Health

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1936-2017
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
1. Biological invasions are numerous in fresh waters around the world. At least hundreds of freshwater species have been moved… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Synopsis. Non-indigenous species (NIS) are increasingly conspicuous in marine and estuarine habitats throughout the world, as the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
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Most invasion histories include an estimated arrival time, followed by range expansion. Yet, such linear progression may not tell… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Methods of risk assessment for alien species, especially for nonagricultural systems, are largely qualitative. Using a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
[1] We compiled and standardized sediment trap data below 1000 m depth from 52 locations around the globe to infer the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We describe, explain, and “predict” dispersal and ecosystem impacts of six Ponto-Caspian endemic species that recently invaded… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Commercial ships have spread many species around the world, but little is known of the extent and potential significance of ship… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The North American Great Lakes have been invaded and dramatically altered by more than 145 alien species. Many invasions have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Invading non-indigenous species in the United States cause major environmental damages and losses adding up to more than $138… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Ocean-going ships carry, as ballast, seawater that is taken on in port and released at subsequent ports of call. Plankton samples… (More)
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