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2010-12-14 12:40:00

According to a study by U.S. scientists, bright city lights exacerbate air pollution. Their research indicates that the glare thrown up into the sky interferes with chemical reactions. These reactions would normally help clean the air during the night of the fumes emitted by vehicles and factories during the day. The researchers presented their findings at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco. Nature uses a special form of nitrogen oxide, known as nitrate radical, to...

2010-12-11 00:01:11

DEL Ozone's Board of Directors appointed Joel Peterson as President of the company effective December 6, 2010. Peterson was promoted from his position as vice president of finance, a job he had occupied since 1992. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 DEL Ozone announces the appointment of Joel Peterson to serve as president of the company effective December 6, 2010. The Board of Directors selected Peterson for the position based on his expertise in the development, manufacturing,...

2010-12-08 21:36:47

Size matters: The strange behavior of small particles at density interfaces Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, Germany and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) in Cambridge, Massachusetts have found a remarkable effect while studying how marine particles sink, which could affect the way scientists assess global carbon fluxes. Their question - How fast does organic material and debris clumped together forming porous particles settle to...

2010-12-07 05:00:00

6 Acclaimed Artists Including Raymond Pettibon Donate Proceeds to Benefit the Plastic Pollution Coalition LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six artists with a shared passion for protecting the earth and ocean- Raymond Pettibon, Pam Longobardi, Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang, Dianna Cohen and Lila Roo - have generously donated five works, with proceeds to benefit the work of the Plastic Pollution Coalition. (Logo:...

2010-11-29 12:56:00

LONDON, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alongside these three internationally recognized experts, Jay Vroom of CropLife America, Lorne Hepworth of CropLife Canada and Mary-Ann Warmerdam from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation will debate the impact of new legislative developments, the future of R&D and the role of the crop protection industry in ensuring food supply sustainability. Taking place on February 8 and 9, 2011 at The Westin in Charlotte, North Carolina,...

2010-11-19 00:00:46

The OZone Fit Radio Show, Hosted by Chris Armstrong and Curt Doussett Every Thursday from 8-10 p.m., Features Expert Guests Tackling Utah's Fitness and Nutrition Questions. Salt Lake City, UT (Vocus) November 18, 2010 OZone Fit, a leader in delivering optimal health and fitness education at its training facility in Draper, Utah and through an innovative online portal at ozonefit.com, has announced the launch of the OZone Fit radio show, a health and fitness talk show on 1320 KFAN, the...

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2010-11-01 13:41:27

Current computer models may underestimate levels of ground-level ozone A team of scientists has, for the first time, completely characterized an important chemical reaction that is critical to the formation of ground-level ozone in urban areas. The team's results indicate that computer models may be underestimating ozone levels in urban areas during episodes of poor air quality (smoggy days) by as much as five to 10 percent. Ground level ozone poses significant health hazards to people,...

2010-10-29 05:30:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- High school students throughout the United States and from as far away as Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Germany, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Tanzania, and Zambia are answering Algalita Marine Research Foundation's invitation to participate in the "2011 Plastics Are Forever International Youth Summit" by busily formulating their proposals outlining action-oriented solutions to reduce plastic waste in their home...

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2010-10-29 07:43:59

Team says current models may underestimate ozone levels; findings made by characterizing rates of key chemical reactions A team of scientists led by researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have fully characterized a key chemical reaction that affects the formation of pollutants in smoggy air. The findings suggest that in the most polluted parts of Los Angeles"”and on the most polluted days in those areas"”current...

2010-10-29 01:00:00

LONDON, October 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global shipping is causing damage to the marine environment estimated at EUR13 billion ($18 billion) annually, according to environmental charity The Going Blue Foundation. This is the first time a cost has been attributed to the reparation expense of all pollution caused solely by commercial shipping and cruises. The figure was arrived at using the Acquatrail formula(c) devised by Marine Positive. Marine Positive advises municipalities and...


Latest Environmental chemistry Reference Libraries

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

Green Chemistry
2012-04-29 19:52:00

Green Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering any aspect of green chemistry. It is published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry and was established in 1999 by James Clark (University of York). The editor-in-chief is Sarah Ruthven. The journal covers subjects relating to reducing the environmental impact of chemical substances and fuels by developing alternative and sustainable technologies that are non-toxic to living things and the environment, including: Improved...

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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

Environmental Science
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...

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