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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.


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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Assemblages of fishes varied spatially across the upper Red River drainage, but remained similar between time periods at the regional scale (PROTEST results [m.
The students' containers, within which they their assemblages were stored, varied significantly.
In most ecosystems, observed or potential impacts of development activities are described in terms of effects on large, long-lived organisms (the "trees") that characterize the biological assemblages and long-term conditions under consideration.
We report here the results of a sampling program examining these fish assemblages and the environmental factors affecting them.
Despite this, Morin finds the faunal assemblages from late Middle Palaeolithic and early Upper Palaeolithic contexts, including Saint-Cesaire and elsewhere, to be quite similar.
We used the ANOSIM similarity statistical method to analyze data from adult specimens to calculate relative abundance of species and to test for differences between regional assemblages of caddisflies (Clarke, 1993).
I showed the students several photos of sculptures made by John Chamberlain, who welded pieces of wrecked automobiles together to form his assemblages.
We anticipated strong spatial gradients in community composition on the basis of typical patterns of demersal fish assemblages in other ecosystems (e.
That may well be, but merely decrying this result does nothing to question, for example, Bennett's new materialism, with its focus on more-than-human assemblages.
01) among fish assemblages relative to low-head dams.
The theory of assemblages created by Gilles Deleuze in the waning decades of the 20th century provides an anchor.
The show features the work of Edwin Vasquez, a self-taught, Guatemalan-born artist who paints and constructs highly colorful and expressive assemblages, and Ulrica Bell Perkins, a collage artist and painter whose works are marked by boldness and intensity.