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Fate Of Fish Stocks In The Baltic Sea Determined By Salt Stratification
2014-02-19 15:39:07

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel Why management strategies must take into account regional conditions In the Baltic Sea, two cod stocks evolve independently. Also the juveniles of two economically important flatfish species, flounder and plaice, live there within limited space. This is possible due to the irregular distribution of water masses of different salinity in this inland sea. Scientists of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Institute of...

Million Dollar Grand Challenge Issued For Dead Zone Solutions
2014-02-19 04:11:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In response to President Obama’s call for institutions and philanthropists to help find solutions to the world’s most pressing issues, Tulane University announced Monday that it would offer a $1 million prize to the researcher or entrepreneur who devises the best plan to combat annual “dead zones” in lakes and oceans. In a statement, the university said that it was soliciting innovative solutions to battle hypoxia, or...

2014-02-18 08:22:57

LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Analysis of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market in Saudi ArabiaMarket Ripe for New EntrantsThe water and wastewater treatment equipment market in Saudi Arabia is poised to reflect immense growth potential amid increasing population and industrial output. High land desert cover, population growth, increased level of industrialization and increased government spending are...

2014-02-11 23:23:38

Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market in Brazil 2014 -2018 report says one of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing population and urbanization. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The increasing investment in wastewater treatment infrastructure is an important trend being witnessed in the market. The growing population and urbanization in the country has increased the demand for usable water, which has prompted the government to focus on...

2014-02-11 23:20:30

18 prominent professionals with a collected 500 years of experience were recruited by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) to give their views on the future of water resources in our nation. What they have to say may very well influence the course of water resources management in the United States through the end of this century and beyond. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is...

2014-02-05 23:27:44

Novel Application to Remove Heavily Complexed Zinc from Wastewater Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Plymouth Technology, a provider of industrial water and wastewater treatment and consulting services, today announced that on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m., Sales and Marketing Director Timothy O’Mara will present to water quality professionals at the North East Section Ohio Water Environment Association (NESOWEA) Industrial Waste Seminar in Richfield, Ohio. Mr. O’Mara’s...

Fukushima Radiation May Be Lurking In West Coast Kelp Forests
2014-02-05 04:35:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With radiation-tainted waters from the Fukushima nuclear disaster expected to wash up on American shores this year, California scientists are taking steps to monitor West Coast waters for radioactivity. According to a U-T San Diego report, researchers from San Diego State University will begin testing kelp beds off the coast of California for radiation levels. The San Diego scientists said hazardous radioisotopes cesium-134 and...

2014-01-31 23:24:26

The Convention on Wetlands calls for greater collaboration between the agriculture, water and wetlands sectors to ensure that healthy wetlands continue to provide clean water, food, and many other benefits to people and nature. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 On Sunday 2 February, World Wetlands Day, the Convention on Wetlands calls for greater collaboration between the agriculture, water and wetlands sectors to ensure that healthy wetlands continue to provide clean water, food, and many other...

2014-01-28 23:03:27

Market Publishers Ltd announces that new BMI research reports on different countries’ water industry performance in Q1 2014 have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that new BMI research reports on different countries’ water industry performance in Q1 2014 have been added to its catalogue. Ukraine Water Report Q1 2014. During 2011-2013, the Ukrainian water sector witnessed a considerable YoY decline. This has led to the...

2014-01-23 08:24:51

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of California's worst drought in more than a century, Ben Grumbles, president of the U.S. Water Alliance, announced awardees of the 2014 U.S. Water Prize while speaking to the California Irrigation Institute conference attendees in Sacramento. The four winners are: Alliance for Water Efficiency, Chicago, IL; American Water, Voorhees, NJ; Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, OH; and Orange County Water...


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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