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The Ocean's Living Carbon Pumps

Provided by the Weizmann Institute of Science Understanding how viruses attack giant algal blooms may help us understand their role in fixing global carbon When we talk about global carbon fixation – "pumping" carbon out of the atmosphere...

Latest Aquatic ecology Stories

2014-10-21 23:08:38

Bio Logic Aqua Research founder Shaaron Kleyne says water companies can upgrade facilities and still keep water affordable during global fresh water crisis. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The price of home delivered fresh water is the biggest bargain available to consumers in the United States, according to water advocate and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne, However, Kleyne adds, fresh clean water is becoming increasingly expensive to locate, impound transport and...

2014-10-21 12:34:19

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Industrial Sludge Treatment (Flocculants, Coagulants, Disinfectants and Other Process Chemicals) Chemicals - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Industrial sludge is generated during the wastewater treatment process. Wastewater released by different industries contains a large amount of water, microorganisms, and chemical...

2014-10-17 23:07:49

Jet is a leading provider of innovative wastewater treatment systems to 33 countries around the world and exports account for one quarter of its total sales. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the lead United States trade ambassador, and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown toured the production floor of Jet, Incorporated, a leading provider of innovative wastewater treatment systems to 33 countries around the world. Jet also manufactures commercial...

2014-10-17 23:07:47

Algoid Technologies, a division of Faremax, Inc., has recently expanded its offering to new and existing customers. The new site will simplify the ordering and re-ordering processes, and help new customers understand product line. Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Algoid Technologies, a division of Faremax, Inc., has recently expanded its offering to new and existing customers. The company, which cultures microalgae – microscopic, water-based plants with no roots or leaves, but...

2014-10-14 20:21:56

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report provides an in-depth analysis of the global sludge treatment and odor control equipment market, including systems for sludge digestion, sludge dewatering, sludge drying, and physical, chemical and biological odor control technologies. Overviews of each segment are presented. These include current issues affecting the industry, equipment types, legislation relevant to the markets and end-user requirements. Market sizes for...

2014-10-13 23:07:40

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Interviews Fred Pearce on Total Water Management and the Global Fresh Water Crisis. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The world is experiencing a fresh water crisis. California may not be the hardest hit – places like Somalia are far more impacted. But California is in the midst of an extended, historic drought that seriously threatens agriculture, industry and household drinking water. A closed fresh water system that recycles 100...

2014-10-09 23:08:46

Water Advocate and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Interviews Fred Pearce on the Middle East and the Global Fresh Water Crisis. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The long history of wars in the Middle East, dating back to Biblical times and including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, almost always trace their origins to fresh water shortages, according to International water journalist Fred Pearce. The region breeds water wars, says Pearce, and offers many lessons to...

2014-10-06 23:06:00

Patented Product Attributed to Reducing Pig Manure Stench by 75 Percent McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 DryLet a biotechnology company providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as animal waste reduction bioremediation, wastewater treatment, aquaculture and grease, fat and oil reduction in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today that ManureMagic™, its patented product for the animal waste industry, was featured in an...

bandage
2014-10-04 13:07:04

Angela Stark, The Optical Society Inspired by wounded warriors, new paint-on, see-through bandage not only protects wounds and severe burns but enables direct measurement of tissue oxygenation Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) has created a paint-on, see-through,...

2014-10-01 23:10:59

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Offers to Educate DeCaprio on the Role of Fresh Water in Climate Change. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 In his recent address on Global Warming, actor Leonardo DiCaprio told the United Nations that “climate change is here right now.”* Water advocate and radio host Sharon Kleyne was alarmed by DiCaprio’s speech because of his failure to mention the critical role of water, or the current global fresh water crisis as major factors...


Latest Aquatic ecology Reference Libraries

Wetland
2013-04-19 18:19:23

A wetland is an area of land that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the traits of a distinct ecosystem. First and foremost, the factor that distinguishes the wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the unique vegetation that has adapted to its characteristic soil conditions. The wetland consists mostly of hydric soil, which is supportive of aquatic plants. The water that is found in wetlands can be saltwater, brackish, or freshwater....

Arctic Ocean
2013-04-18 22:31:23

The Arctic Ocean which is located in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Arctic north polar region, is the shallowest and smallest of the world’s five major oceanic divisions. The International Hydrographic Organization recognizes it as an ocean, although, some oceanographers consider it as the Arctic Mediterranean Sea or simply, the Arctic Sea, classifying it a Mediterranean sea or an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean. Alternatively, the Arctic Ocean can be considered as the northernmost...

Little tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus
2013-03-28 14:07:39

The little tunny is found widespread in temperate and tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea. It is the most common tuna and is highly migratory, with a range from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Brazil in the Western Atlantic. In the Eastern Atlantic it is found from Skagerrak to South Africa. The little tunny will form schools close to the shoreline, around inlets, and sandbars that can cover up to two miles. This fish prefers warm water and will migrate south in...

Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

Ocean Analysis for November 17, 2012
2012-11-17 08:24:58

Point #1: Warm finger- This region inside the area marked number 1, represents a warm finger of the ocean temperatures. What is occurring is that the warmer air is being pushed faster in this region than the surrounding locations giving us this little finger of warmer temps in that region. Point #2: Warm Eddie- This is a region of warmer temps surrounded on all sides by colder water. Eddies are a closed circulation of water in the ocean that has in this case warmer temps around it. These...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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