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ABSTRACT

1.INTRODUCTION

2.TURBULENCE AND CHEMICAL INHOMOGENEITY
2.1.Metallicity Fluctuations: Observations
2.2.How Large Should Metallicity Fluctuations Be?
2.3.Methods of Analysis
2.4.How Do The Metals Enter the Flow?
2.5.Turbulent Concentration of Dust Grains
2.6.Turbulent Washout of Radial Abundance Gradients

3.EFFECTS OF TURBULENCE ON INTERSTELLAR CHEMISTRY
3.1.Turbulent Transport of Chemical Species
3.2.Turbulent Heating

4.COSMIC RAY SCATTERING AND ACCELERATION IN A TURBULENT INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM
4.1.Cosmic Ray Scattering in Magnetic Waves
4.2.Other Scattering Mechanisms
4.3.Cosmic Ray Acceleration
4.4.Generation of Turbulence by Cosmic Rays

5.RADIO WAVE SCINTILLATION AS A DIAGNOSTIC FOR ISM TURBULENCE
5.1.Theory of Diffraction and Refraction in the ISM
5.2.Observations
5.3.Summary of Scintillation

6.SUMMARY AND REFLECTIONS

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