Glossary

Adapt or change.

Techniques used in the field to describe the field location and to measure and record data and field observations, including use of maps, global positioning system (GPS), magnetic compasses and electronic devices with geopositioning capacity (for example, cameras).

The difference between the measurement result and a currently accepted or standard value of a quantity.

The difference between the measurement result and a currently accepted or standard value of a quantity.

Spoken, print, graphic or electronic communications with a public audience. Media texts can be found in newspapers, magazines and on television, film, radio, computer software and the internet.

The various processes of communication – listening, speaking, reading/viewing and writing/creating.

A representation that describes, simplifies, clarifies or provides an explanation of the workings, structure or relationships within an object, system or idea.