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Latest Surface runoff Stories

2010-03-10 07:15:04

Stormwater runoff is the main source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon pollutants to the NY/NJ Harbor.

2010-02-16 16:34:10

Scientists analyze the literature to establish relationships between pollutant removal efficacy and key buffer design features.

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2010-02-03 07:30:00

Pyrethroids, among the most widely-used home pesticides, are winding up in California rivers at levels toxic to some stream-dwellers, possibly endangering the food supply of fish and other aquatic animals.

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2010-02-02 06:04:46

In an attempt to mitigate the negative effects of urbanization, a proposed law would require new developments in Los Angeles to capture and recycle runoff from rainstorms.

2010-01-25 12:22:00

TORONTO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ - Imbrium(TM)Systems Corp. and Camtek Construction Products Corp.

2009-12-16 13:08:30

Exposure to common pesticides may hinder the growth and survival of ESA-listed salmon.

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2009-12-11 09:27:47

Perennials, wetland plants compared for ability to remove harmful nitrogen, phosphorous.

2009-11-06 16:26:00

Company will pay $350,000 penalty and upgrade environmental programs WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2009-11-05 08:49:11

Conserving water and reducing the environmental impact of runoff are two of the most important issues confronting container nursery operations.


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'.