By: Christina A. Armani
There are lots ways to reduce your water consumption. Many won't even cost you anything, and will reduce your monthly water bill. They will help save the environment and benefit plants and grass. We all need to do our part to take care of our...
By: Anne StClair
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was formed in 1970 as an agency in the US Department of Commerce. At that time several older scientific agencies were brought under the umbrella of NOAA, including the weather bureau, bureau of commercial fisheries and the US...
By: Elizabeth Hedger
In my Year 8 science class, we did an experiment with sea water. We removed the sand using filter paper and left the water to evaporate. When it did, there was a layer of salt crystals left behind. But if we had done the same...
By: Melissa J Luther
Water hardness is a measure of the minerals, mainly magnesium and calcium, dissolved in the water. These minerals exist in water as cations (positively charged ions). Water picks up these cations from rocks and sediment as it travels within the earth. Water hardness varies by...
By: Tiongho Poh
Water SafetyAt some parts of the world, the water level during the low tide and the high tide can exceed 3 meters. It would be unwise to walk too far offshore during low tide, because when you want to come back to shore, you may...
By: Ian Loft
The Grand Canyon stands as mute testimony to the power of water and erosion and the shape of our land. Perhaps not in isolation, but certainly as the most significant contributing factor, the Colorado River over a period of millions of years worked in conjunction...
By: Jaimela King
So much talk about acid rain, but what are we doing about it? That brand new SUV sure makes a statement and boy does it have all the bells and whistles. As members of the human race we need to cultivate an awareness about acid...
By: David Riel
I love swimming and kayaking in the ocean, and believe me when I tell you, that if you don't respect rip currents your first warning that they're dangerous may be your last.Rip currents occur where waves break along the shore at different places, typically...
By: Christine Anderson
I am going to list museums that I have visited, and that I consider great places to learn about water, water management, and oceanography. 1. The Birch Aquarium and museum at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego was designed with an educational mission. http://aquarium...
By: Bob Trowbridge
It might be reasonable to assume that the temperature of the ocean is only affected by the amount of sun it gets in different regions. Regions near the equator have warmer water than regions farther north and south. The ocean in southern California is warmer...

 

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