Names of Scientific Scales

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Can you name the scientific scale, chart or index based on its definition?

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measures the amount of seismic energy released by an earthquake
grades the piquancy (heat) of a chili pepper by measuring the amount of capsaicin present
measures mineral hardness
measures the acidity or basicity/alkalinity of an aqueous solution
an empirical measure for describing wind speed based mainly on observed sea conditions (on land it is categorised by the physical effects it has on vegetation and structures)
measures the intensity of a tornado based on the damage inflicted on human-built structures and vegetation
measures the power of magmatic eruptions by volume of products, eruption cloud height, and qualitative observations
measures pungency in onions and garlic based on the alpha-keto acidity
a medical aid designed to classify the form of human faeces into seven distinct categories
measures the night sky and star brightness in a location by quantifying the astronomical observability of celestial objects and the interference caused by light pollution

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