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Latest Surface runoff Stories

2014-03-11 08:23:01

CINCINNATI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) has partnered with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and other collaborators in a pilot program to help farmers

New Technique Developed To Allow Frequent Water Quality Monitoring For Suite of Pollutants
2014-03-05 12:03:13

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that uses existing technology to allow researchers and natural resource managers to collect significantly more information on water quality to better inform policy decisions.

Airborne Snow Observatory
2013-12-10 04:35:57

It might have been the driest year ever recorded in California, but thanks to NASA, the millions of people who call the San Francisco Bay Area home had plenty of water this summer.

2013-10-24 23:26:23

Offers Safe, DIY Management of Neutralizing Acidic Runoff in Chemical Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Blue Earth Labs (

Pollution Controls Increase Attendance On Beaches
2013-06-06 11:53:23

Southern California beaches with storm drain diversion systems attract millions more people annually, a new study in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin shows.

NASA To Map Snowpack Of Two Major Mountain Watersheds In Colorado And California
2013-05-03 09:00:35

In the very near future, the global issue surrounding the need for natural resources will shift from fossil fuels to fresh water. In preparation for this change of need, NASA has endeavored on a new airborne mission to create the first maps of the entire snowpack of two major mountain watersheds in California and Colorado.


Latest Surface runoff Reference Libraries

Erosion
2013-04-01 12:48:39

Erosion is the process by which rock and soil are taken from the surface of the Earth by exogenetic processes like wind or the flow of water, and then transported and deposited in another location. While erosion is a natural process, human activities have increased by 10 to 40 times the rate at which erosion is happening globally. Excessive erosion results in problems such as desertification, decreases in agricultural productivity because of land degradation, sedimentation of waterways,...

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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.