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  • Integrating science and water policy

    The aim of the workshop is to address key issues related to water on the basis of the expertise and experience of outstanding European scholars explore the requirements for integration in current water research and demonstrate approaches for how these requirements can be fulfilled facilitate an open exchange between science and policy and to develop recommendations for future EU ...

  • USGS Groundwater Model: New Tool for Communities in Northern and Central Arizona

    A new groundwater model of the interconnected aquifers in central and northern Arizona was released today by the U.S. Geological Survey, following a multi-year development effort that involved the Arizona Department of Water Resources and regional cooperators.  The computer model, known as the “Northern Arizona Regional Groundwater-Flow Model,” simulates how recharge from ...

  • ISI confirms relisting of Water Science and Technology in Web of Science journal

    I am pleased to report that ISI have confirmed that they have completed their evaluation of Water Science and Technology and are relisting it in Web of Science, effective from the start of 2008. This reverses the decision taken last year by ISI that led to the absence of a 2006 Journal Citation Index for WST. This rapid recognition of our journal’s high scientific quality and its significant ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Climate science `needs greater social science input`

    Climate researchers pay too little attention to social sciences, delegates at the International Conference of Mountain Countries on Climate Change have heard. The meeting in Nepal (5–6 April) was attended by around 30 country representatives, and concluded with a 'Kathmandu Call for Action', with a view to highlighting the specific needs of mountain countries at international negotiations, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • OCION Water Sciences Group announces EPA approval

    OCION Water Sciences Group received US Environmental Protection Agency approval today for a broad spectrum of its products under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. EPA registration further extends OCION product usage as a bactericide and algaecide with approval for an even wider range of applications in the US than currently authorized by Health Canada. OCION's application ...


    By OCION Water Sciences Group.

  • Climate change and the integrity of science

    We are deeply disturbed by the recent escalation of political assaults on scientists in general and on climate scientists in particular. All citizens should understand some basic scientific facts. There is always some uncertainty associated with scientific conclusions; science never absolutely proves anything. When someone says that society should wait until scientists are absolutely certain ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How science is tackling Pakistan`s water shortages

    Efforts are underway to preserve Pakistan's water supply as climate change, population growth and a stressed irrigation system take their toll. Water availability per person has already fallen by more than 500 per cent since the 1960s and is likely to decrease even further to just 550 cubic metres by 2025 — compared with the 9,800 cubic metres currently available in the United States, for ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Waters Expands Microscale Separations Science Portfolio

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) is unveiling a new line of chromatographic fittings and a new microscale separations device at the ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Filling the science skills gap

    According to Engineering UK’s 2013 report, engineering companies were responsible for almost a quarter of the turnover of all UK enterprises and will have 2.74 million job openings between 2010 and 2020, yet with many engineers now approaching retirement age, there is a pressing need to ensure a pool of future talent is available to fill this growing skills gap. Through the Applied Sciences ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Advancing the Science of Enhanced Anaerobic Bioremediation

    After injection of a hydrogen-releasing compound reduced the plume by 50%, a hydrogen gas infusion system (iSOC®) was installed at the former Defense Property Disposal Office (DPDO) Waste Storage Area to maintain favorable conditions for the anaerobic bacteria. By enhancing reductive dechlorination (keeping the bacteria happy), solvent concentrations at the infusion wells were reduced by 93% ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Meeting tomorrow’s challenges: start with science

    In a fiscally responsible budget that emphasizes cost containment, management efficiencies and program savings, the President's proposed $1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in fiscal year 2011 reflects his commitment to use science as the basis for natural resource management decisions. 'Science is a cornerstone for sound decision making,' said Marcia McNutt, USGS director. ...

  • Science opens routes to energy recycling

    Molecular biology has been used by scientists in the US to make a catalyst that can split water into hydrogen and oxygen. It means that a truly renewable biotechnological material could be used to help cars run on water. In China, chemists have announced a nanofabric – a catalyst put together atoms at a time – that could begin the process of turning the greenhouse gas carbon ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Science Labs Get Down with Energy

    (Washington, DC) Energy-swollen science laboratories in the United States are slimming down. In a program known as Laboratories for the 21st Century, or Labs21, a growing number of such facilities are exposing their energy hogs to the environmental equivalent of low-fat diets. Energy-swollen science laboratories in the United States are slimming down. In a program known as Laboratories for the ...

  • A new leaf turns in carbon science

    A new insight into global photosynthesis, the chemical process governing how ocean and land plants absorb and release carbon dioxide, has been revealed in research that will assist scientists to more accurately assess future climate change. In a paper published today in Nature, a team of US, Dutch and Australian scientists have estimated that the global rate of photosynthesis, the ...

  • Pakistan-US science cooperation renewed

    Pakistan and the United States have renewed science collaboration in a range of sectors like agriculture, university education, water and renewable energy. US envoy in Pakistan, Richard Hoagland, announced a grant of US$ 4 million this month (5 September) in Islamabad for the fifth phase of the Pakistan-US bilateral ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Syncrude recognized for science and technology contributions

    Syncrude Research and Development has been named one of 24 finalists for the 2014 ASTech Awards by the Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Leadership Foundation. The awards recognize innovation and all finalists represent a group of leaders who are paving the way for future innovation in science and technology in Alberta. “I am amazed at the diversity of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • General Science of Tungsten and Tungsten Crucible

    Tungsten element Tungsten is a metal which was first identified as a new element in the year 1781 and was identified as an isolated element in 1783. This is quite rare on the earth and has a hard property. It is also referred to as wolfram denoted as chemical symbol W. With atomic number 74, ...


  • It’s all about Good Science

    Participating in the 16th annual International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB), it became clear that academic research institutions, regulatory agencies, and dietary supplement/herbal medicine manufacturers want the same thing – to keep consumers of natural products safe from harm and provide high quality products, all within a GMP framework. One of the ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting Registration

    Abstract submission deadline 14 October In 2017, ASLO will return to one of its most popular locations – Honolulu, Hawai′i. This is an important meeting to address water issues and promote scientific exchange across the freshwater to marine continuum. The meeting will also embrace the Hawaiian cultural perspective linking land, water, and peoples. ASLO invites you to ...

  • Integrating groundwater science and human wellbeing

    The thirty-sixth Congress of IAH has just drawn to a successful conclusion at Toyama in Japan. Some four hundred delegates, drawn more or less equally from within and outside Japan were warmly welcomed to the city by Takakazu Ishii, the Governor of Toyama Prefecture. After two days of technical sessions of presentations and posters in the excellently-appointed conference centre, the participants ...

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