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Algal Growth A Blooming Problem Space Station To Help Monitor

Jessica Nimon, International Space Station Program Science Office NASA's Johnson Space Center The green stuff that clouds up fish tanks – it’s not just an aesthetic annoyance. In fact, if you’ve been watching recent news of algal bloom...

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2014-09-01 23:04:04

University of Hawaii, The Great Pacific Race and Project Kaisei collaborate on Fukushima disaster study. Honolulu , Hawaii (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Final contestants of the Great Pacific Race reached Honolulu last weekend after a 2,400-mile adventure that started in Monterey, California over two months ago. Great Pacific Race support boat Captain Rod Mayer, took water samples at various points along the course as directed by the University of Hawaii and Project Kaisei, contributing to...

2014-09-01 08:20:44

STOCKHOLM, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leaders gathered in Stockholm today for the 24th annual World Water Week, urging the energy and water communities to work together to face some of the main challenges of our time, providing clean drinking water and energy for a growing world population. The theme of 2014 World Water Week is "Energy and Water". Water and energy are interdependent in more ways than not. We need energy for pumping, storing, transporting...

2014-08-29 23:04:07

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Scale Inhibitor Market by Type (Phosphonates, Carboxylate/Acrylic, Sulphonates and Others) and by Application (Power & Construction, Mining, Oil & Gas, Water & Waste Water Treatment, Food & Beverage and Others) – Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The global scale inhibitor market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.03% between 2014 and 2019 to reach a value of $4.69...

2014-08-28 23:11:39

Women Must Be at Table Say Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne and Kathy Kelly of Women for Water Partnership. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Women must play a greater role in resolving international water issues, according to two leading global authorities on the subject of women and water. Water researcher and radio host Sharon Kleyne, and Kathy Kelly of the Women for Water Partnership and United Nations-Water agree that when water issues are discussed women must be...

2014-08-28 23:06:40

Retailers Offer 0% APR for up to 36 Months Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 To kick off the fall season of sporting events, backyard barbeques, and hot tubbing, Dimension One Spas retailers across the country are offering 0% financing for up to 36 months on all models. The Hot Tub Tailgate Event is from August 29th-September 15th. Please visit http://www.d1spas.com/financing for more information and to apply early! As the leader in home hydrotherapy, Dimension One Spas offers a wide...

2014-08-28 16:22:59

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Water Treatment Products Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1084306/Global-Water-Treatment-Products-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Water Treatment ProductsWater treatment products refer to products that assist in removing the impurities in water. Various types of water such as sea water, ground water, municipal drinking water, and waste water can be treated using water...

2014-08-26 23:15:41

Martinson-Nicholls announces their expanded line of electrically heated carpet mats designed to prevent snow and ice accumulation at entryways. The heavy-duty carpet mats melt snow at a rate of 2 inches per hour. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 After last year's brutal winter, Martinson-Nicholls new Snow-Melting Entrance Carpet Mat is expanding its line of heated carpet mats designed to prevent snow and ice accumulation around your facility's entryway. The new, stand alone...

2014-08-26 23:15:38

Garland’s new Revitalizer™ restoration systems are multi-purpose, liquid waterproofing membranes designed to restore asphalt-based and metal roof systems, providing superior protection to the original wearing surface. The easy to apply, cost-effective solutions are fast and simple to install and can provide an additional 10 to 15 years of waterproofing protection. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Garland’s new Revitalizer restoration systems are easy to apply, cost-effective...

2014-08-26 23:03:54

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Bottled Water Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Transparency Market Research has launched a new market report titled “Bottled Water (Still, Carbonated, Flavored and Functional) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020”. According to the report the...

2014-08-26 16:20:39

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ship on Aug. 22 at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy. A 680-ton block was lowered by crane into the yard's building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The 99,500-gross-ton ship is scheduled for delivery in February 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The event was attended by Holland America Line's Keith...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

Blue-spotted Salamander, Ambystoma laterale
2014-01-31 13:35:04

The Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale) is part of a group referred to as, Mole salamanders. A member of the Ambystomatidae family, the species ranges throughout eastern and central US and Canada. The Blue-spotted salamander prefers seasonal woodlands and forests and finds shelter in wet, damp areas. Hiding under damp leaves, rocks, logs and moss, the salamander is able to find cover. Mostly comprised of their long tail, the Blue-spotted salamander reaches lengths of 3.15 to 5...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Kina, Evechinus chloroticus
2013-11-15 10:54:52

Kina (Evechinus chloroticus) is a sea urchin that is native to New Zealand. This echinoderm belongs to the family Echinometridae and it has the potential to reach a maximum diameter of 16 to 17 centimeters. It is scattered throughout New Zealand and in some northern and southern offshore islands. It can be found in shallow waters around 12 to 14 meters deep, although there are also intertidal populations located in the north of both the North and South Islands. It shows a preference for...

Crown Of Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci
2013-11-11 10:54:41

The crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that extends from the Red Sea to the African coasts in the east and from the Indian Ocean to the western coasts of Central America. It prefers a habitat in coral reefs, which can be harmed if population numbers are too high. Damage occurs when filamentous algae covers bare skeletons of coral and the starfish move in to feed, stripping...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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