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Why is the ocean salty?Published NOAA  1/13/2009
Some areas of the ocean are saltier than others. This image shows methane mussels living at the edge of a underwater brine pool in a cavern at a depth of 198 meters (650 feet) in the Gulf of Mexico. The pool of brine in the foreground is nearly four times as salty as seawater and is
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Can the ocean freeze?Published NOAA  3/30/2009
Ocean water freezes just like freshwater, but at lower temperatures. Fresh water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit), but seawater freezes at about -1.9 degrees Celsius (28.4 degrees Fahrenheit) because of the salt in it. When seawater freezes, however, the ice
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Mono LakePublished Encyclopedia Earth  11/20/2011
Mono Lake is a hypersaline lacustrine water body located in the Great Basin of the western USA. The lake is situated at the western base of the southern Sierra Mountains, and is unusually

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SverdrupPublished Encyclopedia Earth  11/20/2011
A Sverdrup is a unit of transport applied to currents in oceanography and the water cycle. It measures the movement of one million cubic meters (106 m3) of water per second or 1x106 m3s-1.The Sverdrup is abbreviated as Sv (not to be confused with the SI derived unit of dose equivalent, the sievert
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Chemical reactionPublished Encyclopedia Earth  11/20/2011
A chemical reaction is a process that transforms one set of chemical substances to another. The substances that take part in chemical reactions are known as reactants and the substances produced by the reaction are known as products. The study of chemical reactions is part of the field of science
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Tailgate Focus#1 – Day 3 – The Facts about Hand SafetyPublished Recon  9/7/2011
Hand Safety StudiesAs we said yesterday your hands are your livelihood, and gloves are your insurance to protect your livelihood.  Glove use goes a long way in avoiding hand injury.  In two controlled studies, glove use was shown to reduce the risk of an acute occupational hand injury by about 60

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What is causing the strainer to choke?Published Chemical Processing  7/7/2011
We have an ammonia recovery system at our ammonia plant. Ammonia is recovered in a scrubber operating at 105 Kg/cm2 with lean water. Water is pumped through a PD pump. Basket type strainer is installed at pump suction line in vertical position. Chocking problem is frequently observed with this
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Lilac Breasted RollerPublished Nature Conservancy  6/27/2010 10:00:00 PM
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Choir PracticePublished Nature Conservancy  6/9/2010 10:00:00 PM
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PatagoniaPublished Nature Conservancy  6/10/2010 10:00:00 PM
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