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2013-11-12 23:32:23

According to the Alabaster Reporter, several tips could save residents thousands of dollars in damages from a faulty sewage system. SI Restoration, a leading expert in the sewage damage restoration industry, provides residents in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Washington DC with helpful advice on how to avoid sewage backup in their homes and businesses. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 In a case study published in November of 2013 by...

Feast And Famine For Animals Living On The Abyssal Plain
2013-11-12 11:57:06

[ Watch The Video: Feast and Famine on the Abyssal Plain ] Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Animals living on the abyssal plains, miles below the ocean surface, don’t usually get much to eat. Their main source of food is ”marine snow”—a slow drift of mucus, fecal pellets, and body parts—that sinks down from the surface waters. However, researchers have long been puzzled by the fact that, over the long term, the steady fall of marine snow cannot account for all the...

2013-11-12 08:25:51

Dutch water and paper industries sign collaborative agreement with Israeli start-up Applied CleanTech AMSTERDAM, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a celebratory signing ceremony held on Tuesday, November 5th 2013, a collaborative agreement to install and study the benefits of Israel's Applied CleanTech's revolutionary Sewage Recycling System (SRS(TM)) in a Dutch wastewater treatment facility (WWTP) and a Dutch paper mill was signed. Applied CleanTech had developed a...

2013-11-06 23:30:51

Spartan Environmental Technologies commissions its first oxygenation system for a bio filtration process to remove organic contaminants from groundwater. Because the groundwater is deficient in dissolved oxygen, a oxygenation system was required to increase the dissolved oxygen levels to support the biological digestion of organic contaminants. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Spartan Environmental Technologies commissions its first oxygenation system for a bio filtration process...

2013-11-06 23:00:06

Shane Michaels releases a review of Oceans Alive by Ian Clark, one of the top selling super foods on the Internet that contains hundreds of essential nutrients and more than 92 trace minerals. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Oceans Alive, a marine phytoplankton super food that aims at providing health benefits such as increased energy, improved digestion, the ability to fortify one's immune system and is specifically designed to give people hundreds of essential nutrients and...

Massive Manatee Deaths In 2013 Attributed To Red Tide Algae
2013-10-31 15:40:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg, the number of manatee deaths in 2013 has already reached a record high of 769 fatalities and there are still two months left to go in the year. These deaths account for about 15 percent of the total population and specialists expect the number to go even higher before the year is out. Motor boats, long the greatest mortal enemy of manatees, aren’t to...

2013-10-31 12:22:55

OAKDALE, Minn., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering America, Inc. (www.engamerica.com), a leading provider of liquid storage solutions and process equipment, today announced the company will spin off its water and wastewater process equipment business to focus on its storage tank business. The mutually agreed upon separation will go into effect November 1. The newly independent company, Great Northern Environmental, will specialize in the sale of water and wastewater...

Researchers Tease Out Cues That Impact Schooling Fish Behavior
2013-10-31 11:12:23

NYU-Poly Recent studies from two research teams at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) demonstrate how underwater robots can be used to understand and influence the complex swimming behaviors of schooling fish. The teams, led by Maurizio Porfiri, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at NYU-Poly, published two separate papers in the journal PLOS ONE. These studies are the latest in a significant body of research by Porfiri and collaborators...

2013-10-30 23:35:11

Life Systems Group has released a new, patent-pending product called LifeTank – designed to provide households with fresh water in the case of a disaster that interrupts water supply. LifeTank is an innovative water system that simultaneously addresses three needs: access to emergency water, ability to isolate from contamination, and continuous replenishment of fresh water without maintenance. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Life Systems Group introduces a new, patent-pending...

2013-10-30 23:26:25

100% Natural process that uses plants to filter and remove pollutants from water. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Phytomer was honored to be recognized by the International SPA Association (ISPA) last week at the 2013 ISPA Conference and Expo in Las Vegas with the presentation of the ISPA Innovate Award. This award is given to spa industry leaders with innovative and successful spa-related initiatives. More than 400 votes were cast by the ISPA membership to determine the top...


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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