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2014-04-28 16:23:56

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: ROVs in the Oil & Gas Industry 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/rovs_oil_gas_industry_2013_2023.html Report Details The global ROV market has been growing rapidly over the last years. The primary reason for this development has been the advancement in offshore technologies which has lead to the introduction of more complex subsea infrastructure and to an...

2014-04-28 12:25:06

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US Water Treatment Chemicals Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/us_water_treatment_chemicals_market.html US demand to rise 3.2% annually through 2017 Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $6.6 billion (15.2 billion pounds) in 2017. Gains will reflect not only healthy demand growth in the oil, gas, and mining markets,...

2014-04-28 08:23:55

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation's Water & Wastewater International (WWi) magazine has partnered with the International Desalination Association (IDA) on its bi-weekly newscast, Desalinate. Delivered every other week to over 35,000 industry professionals, the Desalinate newscast comprises video, news and analysis - rounding up the latest activity from the global desalination industry over the previous two-week period. As part of the agreement, WWi...

2014-04-27 23:01:21

Bob Root Landscapes LLC (http://www.bobrootlandscapes.com) now offers the new Eco Brick Paver by E.P. Henry. Preparing now with permeable pavers combined with rain water harvesting will solve wet springs and winter ice issues for years to come. Downingtown, PA (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 The combination of permeable pavers, such as the Eco Brick Paver by E.P. Henry and rain water harvesting is a greener and more beneficial option for the modern home landscape and will dramatically reduce...

2014-04-25 23:10:25

XC Spa is announcing a special offer on all its swim spas for the USA and EU markets. The company hopes to expand its market share through high quality products and a series of promotions. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 XC Spa is announcing a special offer on all its swim spas for the USA and EU markets. The company hopes to expand its market share through high quality products and a series of promotions. Now, the friendly and helpful spa team of XC Spa is ready to talk to customers about booking...

2014-04-25 23:02:47

World Renowned Deep Sea Explorer Dr. Robert Ballard to Receive Environmental Stewardship Award Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 World-renowned deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard will receive the South Carolina Aquarium Environmental Stewardship Award on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The eighth Annual South Carolina Aquarium Conservation Gala, taking place on Liberty Square in Charleston, S.C., recognizes individuals that have worked to protect the environment and our oceans. Dr. Ballard...

2014-04-25 16:21:11

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today released the 2014 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report, providing an assessment of the overall water quality of the state's many creeks, streams, rivers and waterways. "This report is an important tool to gauge our progress on protecting Pennsylvania's waters." DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. "While we have more work to do,...

2014-04-25 09:00:26

Explaining the mysterious dynamics of glassy materials Colorful church windows, beads on a necklace and many of our favorite plastics share something in common -- they all belong to a state of matter known as glasses. School children learn the difference between liquids and gases, but centuries of scholarship have failed to produce consensus about how to categorize glass. Now, combining theory and numerical simulations, researchers have resolved an enduring question in the theory of...

2014-04-24 23:12:06

Retired NOAA/NASA climatologist L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, discusses global water politics with Bio Logic Aqua research founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 If management of Earth’s water resources continues on its present path, the results could be disastrous reports retired NOAA and NASA Climatologist L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, The terrible effects of diminishing water resources and global drought, according to Dr, Cecil, are already seen in Yemen and Somalia....

2014-04-24 23:01:03

SEA Semester® undergraduates aid collection efforts informing plastic “garbage patch” studies in Pacific Ocean. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 An estimated 21,290 metric tons of plastic particles are currently floating in the North Pacific subtropical gyre, with a mass equivalent to 132 Boeing 747 airplanes or 120 blue whales. This estimate, the most complete and accurate evaluation of Pacific Ocean plastic pollution to date, comes from eleven years of plastic debris...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

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...

Giglioli’s Whale, Amphiptera pacifica
2013-08-19 13:14:53

The Giglioli’s Whale was discovered by zoologist Enrico Hillyer Giglioli on September 4, 1867, 1200 miles of the coast of Chile. He did not recognize the whale as any known species. It was observed for 15 minutes swimming close to his ship. Giglioli described the whale as being 60 feet long with an elongated body and having two dorsal fins 6.5 feet apart. No other known species of whale has two dorsal fins. It had long sickle-shaped flippers and lacked furrows under the throat....

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