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2014-10-16 16:34:12

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ophthalmic Instrumentation in Units and US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Diagnostic Devices (OCT Systems/Ophthalmoscopes, Optical Biometers, Slit Lamps, Tonometers, AutoRefractors & Keratometers, Perimeters, Fundus Cameras, Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment, Others), and Surgical Products (Ophthalmic Lasers, & Ophthalmic Surgical Microscopes). The report provides separate...

2014-10-16 12:23:15

BOSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, is pleased to announce that William H. Lynch, P.E., has joined the firm as a water resources practice leader to increase the firm's presence and expertise in Florida. Mr. Lynch is a recognized leader having worked as a consultant in the industry for over 30 years. He has significant experience in water...

population explosion
2014-09-19 07:01:11

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The global population could soar well beyond expectations in the years ahead, topping current projections that there will be nine billion men and women living on planet Earth by 2100 by more than two billion, researchers from the United Nations Population Division and several universities claim in a new study. According to National Geographic’s Robert Kunzing, the study authors used a “probabilistic” statistical method to...

2014-09-16 08:24:00

Access to cutting-edge microbial nutrient technologies to help eliminate agriculture pollution of diminishing water sources in California. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area-owned Norcal Ag Service Inc., an agricultural service company that provides 'fish friendly' fertilizers and other green farming technologies to Central and Northern California farmers, announced yesterday its exclusive distributorship with PAC BIO Fungbact Ltd, an India-based biological plant...

Egyptian Hieroglyphs
2014-09-10 04:54:50

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So great is the range of artwork depicting animals in ancient Egyptian artifacts that scientists have utilized them to study the ecosystem of the Nile Valley over 6000 years. They concluded that species extinction and reduced ecological stability were caused by a drying climate and growing human population. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, looked at a range of artwork detailing large mammals, and...

Cloud-Aerosol Transport System
2014-09-09 03:30:07

Lori Keesey, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS), a new instrument that will measure the character and worldwide distribution of the tiny particles that make up haze, dust, air pollutants and smoke, will do more than gather data once it’s deployed on the International Space Station this year. “CATS is a groundbreaking science and technology pathfinder,” said Colleen Hartman, deputy center director for science at NASA’s Goddard Space...

2014-09-08 08:23:16

DENVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. (TSX & NYSE MKT: VGZ) ("Vista" or the "Company") today announced that the Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") for the Mt Todd gold project (the "Project") located in the Northern Territory of Australia has been approved. The EIS has been the subject of an exhaustive review process by the Northern Territory Environmental Protection Authority ("NT EPA"), which included public consultation. In its formal notification to the...

Asian tapir
2014-09-01 02:05:40

Fred Lewsey, University of Cambridge Researchers have created a ‘large-scale zoning plan’ that aims to limit the environmental costs of road expansion while maximizing its benefits for human development. More than 25 million kilometers of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050. Many of these roads will slice into Earth’s last wildernesses, where they bring an influx of destructive loggers, hunters and illegal miners. Now, an ambitious study has created a ‘global roadmap’...

2014-08-12 16:23:25

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm providing innovative water pollution and contamination solutions to communities, industry and governments, today announced that it has completed phase 1 of its $12 million NTE (Not-To-Exceed) stormwater management contract in Nassau County, NY, awarded October 2013. AbTech has been given the County's approval...

Wildfire fuel
2014-08-06 02:45:19

Los Alamos National Laboratory Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires. Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires, airborne atmospheric particles that may have influenced current climate models that failed to take the material’s warming effects into account. The work was described by a collaborative team of researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University and the...


Latest Environmental science Reference Libraries

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...

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...

International Journal of Biometeorology
2012-04-29 20:58:31

The International Journal of Biometeorology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the International Society of Biometeorology. The journal publishes original research papers, review articles, and short communications on studies examining the interactions between living organisms and factors of the natural and artificial physical environment. It publishes articles in the following fields: Earth and environmental science, life...

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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