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2015-05-04 12:21:56

The Value of Water Coalition Highlights the Importance of Investing in Water Resources and Infrastructure During National Drinking Water Week WASHINGTON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-04-27 23:07:09

Visit booths 1132, 1133 and 1134 to learn more about the benefits of patented MB Bio Remediation, ManureMagic™ and wastewater products FOG and LIFT and their environmentally friendly remediation

2015-04-24 23:02:35

Visit booth 10619 to learn more about the benefits of patented Bio-React and the impact it can have on solving the worst grease and grease trap issues McKinney,

2015-04-24 23:01:21

Zeiter's Septics is offering a multi customer discount program in May 2015 for significant septic tank cleaning savings.

2015-04-15 12:24:41

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the United States is experiencing severe weather events including super storms, tornados, floods and droughts.

2015-04-15 08:26:07

First-of-its-kind global study underscores that rapidly deteriorating water quality - not just water quantity - is escalating a global water crisis CHICAGO, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While

2015-04-11 23:01:11

New BriteStar battery-free solar aeration systems from Vertex address the growing need for a professional quality solar aeration system at an affordable price for ponds and lakes where utility

2015-04-07 12:21:23

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S.

2015-04-07 08:28:09

NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the world of the tiny zebrafish, the predatory red tiger oscar is the stuff of nightmares.

desert pupfish
2015-04-06 10:07:31

As its ecosystem transformed from a relatively cool lake region to a desert with just a handful of hot springs and temperatures of up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, one critically-endangered species of fish responded in extreme ways, according to a new University of Nevada, Las Vegas study.


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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Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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