Category Archives: water

Urban wetlands :Impact and Overview

Wetlands are defined as transitional between terrestrial and aquatic eco-systems where the water table is usually at or near the surface or the land is covered by shallow water . Wetlands have been categorized both as biomes and ecosystems. A … Continue reading

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‘Brown Ocean’ Can Fuel Inland Tropical Cyclones:Study

In the summer of 2007, Tropical Storm Erin stumped meteorologists. Most tropical cyclones dissipate after making landfall, weakened by everything from friction and wind shear to loss of the ocean as a source of heat energy. Not Erin. The storm … Continue reading

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Time Tested Ancient Water Harvesting Systems In India

India was a cradle of civilization in the ancient world. An interesting feature of all ancient civilization was that its inhabitants realised the tremendous value of water in human life. Each of these civilizations was located on the banks of … Continue reading

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Boundary Currents and Western Intensification

Boundary currents are ocean currents with dynamics determined by the presence of a coastline, and are categorised into two distinct categories: western boundary currents and eastern boundary currents. Eastern boundary currents Eastern boundary currents are relatively shallow, broad and slow-flowing. … Continue reading

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