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Assemblage

The combination of two or more adjoining plots of real estate into a single plot. For example, a farmer may own 10 acres. If he buys the 25 acres next to him, he may combine the two plots so that they are from then on considered a single unit. Assemblage can increase the value of the real estate such that the new plot is worth more than the sum of its parts. This can have property tax implications.

assemblage

The process of putting together the purchase,or options for the purchase,of several small parcels from multiple owners in order to create a larger parcel of land.The goal is to obtain enough land for a particular development in mind, or to conduct the assemblage as a speculative venture,in order to sell the larger parcel for more money than it cost to purchase the smaller parcels. This increase in value due to the assemblage is called plottage value.

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AN ARTISTIC BACKGROUND An assemblage is like a collage, but it moves past the two-dimensional realm.
Although an ecosystem-based approach is clearly relevant for Puget Sound, there is a paucity of published information on how the demersal fishes of Puget Sound use different habitats, and thus a need for studies on assemblage structure.
Wherever we go with this assemblage of questions, it is vital that none of this take us away from the matter at hand.
Results--Confident identification of the Turtle Butte Assemblage carnivores to the species level is difficult because the fossil specimens are fragmentary or isolated teeth.
KEY WORDS: macroalgae, benthic assemblages, assemblage structure, sea urchins, sedimentation, depth strata
Phytoplankton taxa exhibit various affinities for the uptake of a limiting substrate at different temperatures, and assemblage structure among thermally diverse habitats may differ along a spatial gradient (Raven and Geider, 1988).
The results of these are rarely published, and knowledge of stone artefact assemblage composition is restricted to general statements that assemblages contain small numbers of artefacts, the majority of which are made on quartz.
The term assemblage typically denotes work constructed from found objects that have been manipulated or recombined, but Bender's approach to assemblage blurs into a Duchampian presentation of readymades.
I used linear regressions with F-tests for significance to examine the effect of date on assemblage size and on the probability of observing assemblages (Zar 1999).
Baghdad, Apr 23, (VOI) a" A number of lawmakers and politicians announced on Wednesday that the Reconciliation and Liberation bloc merged with al-Wattan party, to form a new political entity called 'The Arab Iraqi Assemblage.
The overall objective of this study was to determine how non-volant small mammal assemblages are affected by rainforest logging in the rainforest in Borneo: Do species diversity and assemblage variability of small mammals differ in undisturbed and logged rainforests?
The argument is made that each lagerstatten provides a snapshot in time of the ecological assemblage at that location.