Hydrosphere

Evaluate the impact and scope of biogeochemical cycles

Biogeochemical cycles describe the flow of elements in earth systems. They are strongly influenced by biological and anthropogenic activity and, in turn, influence other aspects of earth systems and the human environment. Biogeochemical cycles: ecological factors and environmental impact, a book published by AGU, shows how biogeochemical cycles have developed …

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Earth system models simulate climate change

The climate is changing and we need to know what changes to expect and how long to expect them. Models of the Earth system, which simulate all relevant components of the Earth system, are the primary means of anticipating future changes in our climate. Over the past century, our knowledge …

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Evolution of the early Earth – Faculty of Science

University academics: Associate Professor Patrice Rey, Associate Professor Derek Wyman, Dr Vasileios Chatzaras In the early Earth, a wide range of phenomena, including the formation of gold deposits and volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposits, as well as the development of sulfur ecosystems at the level of hydrothermal vents were linked …

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Complete list and photos of all watches pre-selected for the 2021 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

The 2021 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has just published the list of preselected (“nominated”) watches ahead of the highly anticipated red carpet in Geneva on November 4, 2021. The 14 categories for 2021 are: Ladies, Ladies’ Complications, Men, Men’s Complications, Iconic, Tourbillon, Chronograph, Mechanical Exception, Calendar and Astronomy, …

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The slow carbon cycle, sink and waste | Clubs And Organizations

Dive into the slow carbon cycle! Fluxes include: respiration and photosynthesis (between the biosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere), sedimentation and metamorphosis (between the biosphere and lithosphere), weathering, erosion, volcanism and combustion of fossil fuels (between the lithosphere and the atmosphere), dissolution and degassing (between the hydrosphere and the atmosphere), and precipitation, …

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U of O researchers are working to improve membrane distillation techniques to make drinking water more accessible

Reading time: 2 minutes We looked at the pore wetting phenomenon and how O University PhD candidate Hooman Chamani plans to alleviate it. University of Ottawa doctoral candidate Hooman Chamani, alongside Professors Christopher Lan and Takeshi Matsuura from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, recently published their work Pore …

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NASA monitors water to help growers grow

Every day – up to thirty times a day, in fact – one of Mark Mason’s employees at Nature’s Reward Farms in Monterey County, Calif., Brings him the results of a soil test for discussion. Mason oversees the fertilizer and irrigation of the 5,000-acre farm along California’s central coast, nicknamed …

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