Earth & Space Science News May 2019

In this issue of EOS Earth & Space Science News magazine (Vol. 100 No. 5) , topics highlighted include the devastating effects of ocean warming in the Gulf of Maine, ocean science and how the use of technology and modeling capabilities can improve one’s understanding of the ocean’s ecosystem,  tsunami preparedness and the development of risk reduction programmes for the Caribbean region, as well as, identifying uncertainties in climate models and meteorological culprits of strange and deadly floods.

EOS Earth and Space Science News May 2019

Cover of Earth and Space Science News May 2019

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WMO Bulletin Vol. 68 (1)

We have just received our digital copy of the WMO Bulletin (Volume 68 No.1), the official journal of the World Meteorological Organization.

In this issue, several topics are highlighted including smart organization for the future, data sharing for sustainability, integrated services for decision makers, Early Warning Systems and young professionals, the future of climate services, World Climate Research programme, global water issues and hydrological responses and other relevant articles.

 

WMO Bulletin 68 (1) -2019

Cover of the WMO Bulletin 68 (1) – 2019

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Water Well Journal – May 2019

We have just received our digital copy of the Water Well Journal (Volume 73 No. 5) for May 2019. In this issue topics highlighted include water quality and nitrates, aerial imaging and groundwater, irrigation and variable frequency drives, orientation for new workers, as well as,  featured products and upcoming events.

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Cover of Water Well Journal for May, 2019

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Water Well Journal April 2019

We have just received our soft copy of the Water Well Journal for April 2019 from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA).

This issue discusses topics such as irrigation, water treatment, PFAS contaminants, iron in potable well systems, water treatment, preventing work related roadway crashes, as well as, featured products and upcoming events.

Water Well Journal April 2019

Cover of Water Well Journal April 2019

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Water Policy February 2019

We have just received our print copy of the Water Policy (Volume 21 Issue), for February 2019. This is the official journal of the World Water Council.

Water Policy February 2019

Cover of Water Policy February 2019

This issue focuses on topics such as the water-energy-food nexus, water resources, drought, water level, water governance, climate change, water poverty index (WPI) and streamflow.

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EOS Earth and Space Science News March 2019

The Earth and Space Science News magazine for March (Volume 100 No.3) focuses on the collision of environmental forces such as drought, GPS data, health impacts of wildfire smoke, tracing the path of Carbon in North America, DC’s clean energy law, modeling melting permafrost, air quality in India and other relevant American Geophysical Union (AGU) news.

Earth and Space Science News March 2019

Earth and Space Science News March 2019

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Six Environmentalists that are Changing the World

Young Champions of the Earth aims to celebrate and support individuals aged between 18 and 30, who have outstanding potential, to create a positive environmental impact. In 2019, seven young people – selected from every global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. These winners will receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to bring their big environmental ideas to life.

With applications open for the Young Champion of the Earth Prize United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is focusing on six environmentalists that are making a difference.

To view the relevant article one can click on the following link: Meet six environmentalists who are changing the world.

 

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AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition – ACE19

AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE19) would be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado from 9 – 12 June 2019. The theme of this year’s conference and exposition is “Innovating the Future of Water” where professionals, students and others within the water sector, can convene to learn from each other and connect with others, in order to solve global water challenges.

For further information about the annual conference and exposition, one can click on the following link to access the event’s website: AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition 2019 – ACE19

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Upcycling Project Protects the Ganges from Pollution

Many persons know that the Ganges River in India is one of the most polluted water ways in the world. For instance, the river is often contaminated by insecticides and pesticides used to grow the tonnes of flowers that devotees offer at the nearby temples, which is usually dumped into the river afterwards. Yet, Young Champion of the Earth finalist, Ankit Agarwal is making a difference through his upcycling project, HelpUsGreen as noted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

One can click on the following link to get further details on the initiative introduced by Agarwal A colorful solution to flower waste

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The Effects of Drought and Climate Change On Iran’s Environment

With recent drought conditions still etched in our memory,  and the possibility of such conditions looming in the present dry season, we all know how precious water is to our daily survival. Yet, in certain parts of Iran, namely in the Sistan and Baluchistan provinces, persons find life a daily struggle with limited water and harsh drought conditions coupled with the effects of climate change.

Persons may click on the link below to read how Iran’s environment has been affected by drought and climate change.

Drought turns part of Iran into a New Dust Bowl – National Geographic

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