News tagged with underground water

Carbon capture has a sparkling future

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research shows that for millions of years carbon dioxide has been stored safely and naturally in underground water in gas fields saturated with the greenhouse gas. The findings - published ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Underground waters resist forced depollution

An experiment conducted at the EPFL Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory has demonstrated the role played by micro-organisms in the degradation – without oxygen – of a very common pollutant: vinyl ...

dateMay 27, 2011 in Environment
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Satellites help locate water in Niger

(PhysOrg.com) -- Like most sub-Saharan African countries, Niger faces problems meeting its water needs. As part of ESA’s TIGER initiative, satellite data are being used to identify surface and underground ...

dateJan 19, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Toxic chemicals at Australian CSG sites

A major Australian coal seam gas miner on Sunday said it had discovered traces of carcinogenic chemicals at a number of its monitoring sites, fuelling debate about the contentious industry.

dateAug 29, 2011 in Environment
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