Exploration of the Antarctic - Part 10
In the late 1920s, exploration of the Antarctic was revolutionized by the advent of aircraft.
At the turn...
Nonpoint sourceLast Updated on 2013-06-18 at 02:18
A nonpoint source refers to a source of pollution from an origin other than a well defined point. The term is most often applied to air pollution, water pollution and noise... More »
Tyrrhenian SeaLast Updated on 2013-05-13 at 22:35
The Tyrrhenian Sea is a region of the Mediterranean Sea to the west of Italy, east of Corsica and Sardinia, and north of Sicily
A number of major cities along the west... More »
Myrtoan SeaLast Updated on 2013-05-13 at 22:26
The Myrtoan Sea (also Mirtoan Sea) is part of the Aegean Sea and the larger Mediterranean Sea.
The Myrtoan Sea is bounded by the Cyclades islands to the east and by... More »
Ross SeaLast Updated on 2013-05-05 at 19:12
The Ross Sea is a sea within the Southern Ocean along the perimeter of Antarctica. The coastal zone of the Ross Sea is dominated by the massive Ross Ice... More »
PaleoclimateLast Updated on 2013-04-04 at 14:58
Paleoclimate is the circumstance of much earlier mean meterological condtions, for times prior to instrumental weather measurements. Most discussions of paleoclimate... More »
Aquifer depletionLast Updated on 2013-03-28 at 20:12
Scores of countries are overpumping aquifers as they struggle to satisfy their growing water needs, including each of the big three grain producers—China, India, and the... More »