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2015-04-01 12:24:52

CALGARY, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Pure Technologies Ltd.

2015-04-01 08:34:11

MOSES LAKE, Wash., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Odessa Aquifer Subarea Irrigators are strongly rejecting the US Bureau of Reclamation's and the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District's "Normative"

2015-03-31 23:15:24

The amount of snow received this year, coupled with the cold temperatures that prevented much of it from melting, can wreak havoc on lawns and shrubs, according to Jim Campanella, founder of Lawn

2015-03-31 23:11:36

Record low snowpack makes high mountain trails accessible all winter for first time, hikers tell Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and radio show host Sharon Kleyne. Grants

2015-03-23 16:24:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection invites land developers, local governments, environmental consultants, and the general public

2015-03-18 23:07:23

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® radio show host Sharon Kleyne discusses California’s worst ever drought and climate change leading up to

2015-03-17 23:04:13

A Leader in Specialized Insurance, McNeil & Company Advises Businesses to Take Extra Precautions as Temperatures Warm New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2015

2015-03-16 23:01:50

METTLER TOLEDO’s HE73 halogen moisture analyzer offers reliable moisture results and gives companies control over the manufacturing process.

2015-03-16 12:29:07

BURNABY, Canada, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalation in urbanization and industrialization, in conjunction with depleting groundwater, set to drive India water pumps

2015-03-13 12:21:25

Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 15-21 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As temperatures rise and forecasts call for rain this weekend, state officials are urging


Latest Hydrology Reference Libraries

Endorheic Basin
2013-04-18 22:40:14

An endorheic basin, from the Ancient Greek endon, meaning “within” and rhein, meaning “to flow”, is a closed drainage basin that holds onto water and does not allow outflow to other external bodies of water, such as oceans or rivers, but joins instead into lakes or swamps, seasonal or permanent, that equilibrate via evaporation. Basins such as these might also be referred to as closed or terminal basin or as internal drainage systems. Usually, water that has built up in a drainage...

Precipitation Record For Spokane WA Area First Six Months Of 2012
2012-07-01 11:32:28

January 2012: Started out dry as the area only received 1.06in of rainfall which is about .76in below normal leading to an annual deficit of .76in. February 2012: Followed in January’s footsteps as being dry again; the area got only .99in of rainfall which lead to the annual deficit becoming 1.01in. March 2012: The area received a nice welcoming 3.29in of rainfall on the month which is about 1.92in above normal and brought the annual amount back to a positive 1.08in. April 2012:...

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2009-07-06 18:07:31

A drainage divide, water divide, divide, or watershed is the line that separates neighboring drainage basins. In flat country the divide may be invisible (just a notional line on the ground either side of which water starts its journey to different waterways). While, in hilly country, the divide lies along peaks and ridges. Drainage divides are important geographical, and sometimes political boundaries. Roads and railways often follow divides to minimize slopes and marshes and rivers....

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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...

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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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.