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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.

Balance

The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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According to the results, groundwater level variation can be approximately determined by water balance changes (with reverse sign).
In this context, this study aimed to evaluate the impact of climate changes on water balance and climatic zoning for the olive crop in Minas Gerais, based on the conditions of current and future climate, through different projections of climate changes.
and Berning, T, "Employing Hot Wire Anemometry to Directly Measure the Water Balance of a Commercial Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Stack," SAE Int.
For managing the judicious use of fresh surface water resources as well as safe groundwater exploitation water balance techniques have been used to quantify the exact estimates of recharge and discharges in any canal command.
With knowledge of the crop type, planting and harvest dates, soil type, typical applied water depths and local reference ET and rainfall, a daily root zone water balance can be developed to compute daily irrigation requirements as well as deep percolation (root zone drainage) depths.
Relative fresh weight, water uptake, water loss and water balance were recorded 2 days intervals by measuring weights of vases without flowers and of flowers separately [8].
In order to assess the effect of changes in climate, catchment vegetation or hydrogeology on lakes in the past or in the future, all the components of lake water balance have to be numerically determined.
I would like to thank PepsiCo-Jordan for its unwavering efforts in supporting JWA's water conservation projects, and urge both public and private sector organizations to join forces to conserve our natural resources and achieve a positive water balance for upcoming generations," commented JVA Secretary General H.
Therefore, it would be difficult to overestimate the importance of berry water balance to the commercial yield and quality of grape berries.
The measure of a pool's water balance is completed by using the Langelier Index.
Abandoned Alpine farmland is rapidly being taken over by scrub, affecting not only the landscape, but also the local water balance, according to a new report.
The completion of Solea dam is expected to strengthen significantly the water balance of the region, contributing to the management of water resources," he said, adding that "the goal of the Solea dam is to meet the irrigation needs of the area.