By: Steven J. Wamback
Wetlands ecosystems and habitats are protected as "Waters of The United States" under The Clean Water Act just the same as lakes, rivers, and ocean shores. Wetlands serve as important resources, not only to the plants and creatures which inhabit them, but to humans as...
By: David Layland
Drought has gripped the Southeastern US and plays a part in wildfires, like those raging in California. Some of these drought issues are naturally occurring, and many fear that drought patterns show the effects by global warming. The American Southwest always struggles with water conservation...
By: Christine Anderson
The ocean's tides are affected by gravitational pull of the moon on the Earth. There is also a mutual pull of the Earth on the moon, which keeps the moon in orbit around the Earth. Imagine floating out in space, looking at the Earth...
By: Erik M. Dell
When you ask most marine science majors what schools they are considering you will most likely hear of the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus. This quaint coastal campus sits off the Long Island Sound. The school also has a great working relationship with the...
By: Carla Jean
Rip currents or "riptides" occur when sandbars change the underwater profile of a beach area, causing the waves that come on shore to be channeled out a gap in the sand bars. When waves crash onshore, the water has to return to sea. Most of...
By: Red Dwyer
Here are 50 ways to reduce water consumption. Many do not require any monetary outlay for the human, but will reduce the water bill.1. Turn off the water when you brush your teeth. Water going down the drain is more than some humans get...
By: H.G. Hess
There are many simple ways to reduce how much water we consume. The best way is to make individual changes in your own habits by using less water. This does not mean stop drinking water! It means examining your daily habits and making changes so...
By: Frank Lobsterman
Water on Earth serves many purposes for sustaining life. Among these, temperature regulation is probably the most important. Just as water is an important component in regulating the temperature of any endothermic organism, it also regulates the temperature of the Earth.The secret to water's...
By: Steven J. Wamback
What is an Artesian Spring or an Artesian Well?The key to understanding an artesian well or an artesian spring is confinement. The groundwater aquifer from which artesian water is obtained must be confined.When an aquifer is confined at sufficient pressure to cause the...
By: Erik Van Tongerloo
There are many ways to reduce human water consumption and in some cases you need to change your lifestyle or to use gadgets which need less water with the same result.It is important that you don't use more water than necessary and in many...

 

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