News tagged with runoff

In search of wildlife-friendly biofuels

When society jumps on a bandwagon, even for a good cause, there may be unintended consequences. The unintended consequence of crop-based biofuels may be the loss of wildlife habitat, particularly that of ...

Oct 01, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 1

Rapid changes in the winter climate

The Baltic Sea winter climate has changed more in the last 500 years than previously thought. Research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that our part of the world has experienced periods of both ...

Aug 14, 2009 4.4 / 5 (5) 5

GPS helps locate soil erosion pathways

Grassed waterways are placed in agricultural fields where runoff water tends to concentrate because they can substantially reduce soil erosion. Mapping techniques that help identify where erosion channels will likely form ...

Aug 13, 2009 3 / 5 (1) 0