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2012-05-02 09:49:47

There is potential to store large volumes of Australia’s precious fresh water underground, to offset climate change, avoid evaporation losses and meet national water needs into the future.

2012-04-23 22:36:50

In a world of changing weather and rainfall patterns, engineers face challenges when designing stormwater management systems.

2012-01-13 11:00:00

Fred Kirschenmann, PhD, Iowa State University, talks with Sharon Kleyne about Organic Dry Land Farming and Climate Change Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 13,


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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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.