Tag Archives: environment

How India’s Fishermen Turn Ocean Plastic Into Roads

In the article below published by Maanvi Singh, for National Geographic’s Planet or Plastic issue, we get to learn about an innovative recycling programme, initiated by India’s fishermen with assistance from key stakeholders and government agencies. How India’s Fishermen Turn … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters: Mobile Apps for Crowdsourced Streamflow Data

Many volunteers have been tasked with acquiring hydrologic data, when the agency has been unable to make frequent trips to do so. The article below by Kampf et al. looks at mobile applications that are being used to crowdsource streamflow … Continue reading

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Trash Girl

In the article below by Arturo Santiago, published February 28, 2018, for MSW Management, the journal of municipal solid waste management professionals, he looks at one  twelve year old girl, who makes it her business to pick up the trash … Continue reading

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Water Resources Materials Available

Some of the water resources materials that can be accessed through the library are presented below in the image gallery. Persons interested in viewing any of these documents can send me an email or visit me at my desk.

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GIS and the Environment

The materials presented in our last book display were well-appreciated. However, persons are always welcome to give recommendations on material they wish to see in the library since the library is for the clients. This week’s book display would be … Continue reading

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Call for Papers on Estuary and Coast

The International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts is expecting the submission of research papers. All authors of selected papers will be invited to the event. The International Research and Training Center on Erosion and Sedimentation (IRTCES), one of regional allies … Continue reading

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Free Journal Articles from Wiley Through The End of May

  To celebrate World Earth Day, which would be celebrated tomorrow, March 22, 2017, Wiley is offering persons the opportunity to read articles from Earth, Environment and Life Sciences, as well as from Earth, Space and Science News, at no … Continue reading

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Free Samples from Wiley

John Wiley and Sons Inc. just informed me that persons can read free sample issues from selected journals on Water and Environment. Please see below (the pictures are the links): Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management  Groundwater  Journal of America Water … Continue reading

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Webinar – Analysis of Environmental Contaminants in Water Using an Agilent 6470 LC/TQ Instrument

Mark your calendar guys for Wednesday April 12th 2017  at 3.00 PM for the above mentioned Webinar on the new 6470 LC/TQ from Agilent Technologies which would be used for the detection of several pharmaceuticals and pesticides in surface waters. For … Continue reading

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Heat in the Place – The Effect of Climate Change on Trinidad and Tobago

Originally posted on caribbeanclimate:
 Can you feel the heat?  I don’t think anyone can rightly say that they haven’t been feeling the heat recently. In Trinidad and Tobago, we like to say, “The sun real hot today!” and lately, it…

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