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2013-04-10 10:44:17

Australian scientists have devised a way to model polluted groundwater with computer simulation — and better protect the Earth´s main fresh water supply. Researchers at the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT) have developed a new model to predict where — and how fast — polluted groundwater can move from a contaminated site, allowing water managers to better locate and clean up the water. This could help defeat an emerging threat beneath...

2013-03-25 23:03:48

Sureaqua, portable water filter company, have released a series of two articles outlining the dangers of water pollution, as well as the do's and don't of pollution prevention, for families camping or caravaning this long weekend. (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 According to the Watershed Assessment published online by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States consists of 6,459,606 acres of good water versus 13,606,107 acres of impaired, or polluted water. Sureaqua, portable water...

2013-03-17 23:01:46

Three million people die each year from water related diseases. However, according to a new two part article series launched by portable water filter company Sureaqua, water pollution is not only caused by natural disasters, and is something that all households should be conscious of and know how to approach. (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Death from water related diseases is one of the leading causes of loss of human life, claiming over 3,000,000 lives each year. Water pollution has traditionally...

Dragonflies As Climate Change Prognosticators
2013-03-06 17:25:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists exploring the speed and scope of climate change have often looked at flora and fauna in a particular region as a major indicator. Many of these plant species will adjust their inner clock leading to earlier and earlier periods of bloom. However, not all biological life forms are able to adjust to a change in climate so quickly, according to a recent report published by the European Environmental Agency. It is for...

2013-02-28 23:03:26

As temperatures slowly rise melting the snow and releasing accumulated contaminants into the environment, Chesapeake Plumbing, Inc. is offering Maryland residents water analysis and water treatment services. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 In an effort to help homeowners lead a healthier lifestyle and prolong the life of their plumbing systems, Chesapeake Plumbing, Inc. has expanded its services to include water analysis and water treatment. Joining the list of companies who...

Rising Risk Of Global Contamination Coincides With Rising Global Economy
2013-02-25 11:16:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The development of an increasingly integrated global economy, one that has seen the increase of free trade, free flow of capital, and which has tapped cheaper foreign labor markets has offered huge potential profits for businesses and even nations. But it could come at a significant cost. With the rise of a global economy, or globalization, comes the rise of the risk of global contamination. The World Health Organization (WHO)...

The Global Success Story Continues For SMOS
2013-02-22 14:08:07

ESA [ Watch The Video Sea-Surface Salinity and Currents ] ESA´s water mission is shedding new light on the meandering Gulf Stream, just one of the SMOS satellite´s numerous achievements. Launched in 2009, ESA´s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite has been helping us to understand the water cycle. Over the past three years it has been providing more accurate information on global soil moisture and ocean salinity. New results unveiled today in Spain show...


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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