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Mathematicians Help Drought-weary Berry Growers In California Address Water Issues
2014-07-02 03:49:13

It's just not summer without a piece of strawberry shortcake. Pinches of sugar release a flood of fragrant juices that pinken clouds of whipped cream and salty sweet cake on a sweltering day for a refreshing dessert that says, "Yes, summer has arrived."

2014-05-21 23:06:35

FracTest, the pioneer and leader in hydrogeologic modeling near oil and gas activity has released a white paper outlining the benefits of modeling and monitoring groundwater quality online.

2014-05-19 12:23:52

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents of St. Petersburg, Florida have lost control over the management of hazardous waste from shooting ranges.

California Groundwater Reliance Linked To Increased Earthquake Activity
2014-05-15 07:13:32

Increased use of ground water or pumping and irrigation could be increasing the number of small earthquakes occurring in California, and eventually speed-up the frequency of larger ones, according to new research appearing in the journal Nature.

2014-05-08 09:10:07

The following highlights summarize research papers that have been recently published in Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface (JGR-F), Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans (JGR-C), and Water Resources Research (WRR).

Space Brings Fresh Water To Morocco
2014-05-07 03:15:33

Recycling waste water and urine into drinking water is not only for astronauts – the same method is now treating groundwater for a school in Morocco.

2014-05-05 16:21:59

CWF-Led Stakeholder Dialogue Demonstrates Mounting Support for Improved Groundwater Management SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Water Foundation

Rocky Mountain National Park
2014-04-22 07:07:03

An infestation of bark beetles is killing trees in the mountains across the western US. And now researchers are questioning what effect this massive tree die-off has on stream flow and water quality.

2014-03-19 20:20:33

LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 7(th) Annual "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Groundwater Festival


Latest Groundwater 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...

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2009-07-06 17:58:20

The water cycle (or hydrologic cycle) describes the continuous movement of water above, below, and on the planet. Since the water cycle is in fact a "cycle", there is no beginning or end. Water exists in three states: liquid, vapor, and ice. Although the balance of water on our planet is fairly constant, individual water molecules may come and go. The water cycle is driven by the sun. The sun heats the oceans and allows water to evaporate into the air. The sun also heats snow and ice which...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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