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CIRES: Science at Every Scale

CIRES: Science at Every Scale

CIRES: The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences was born in 1967 a full year before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took those first small steps on the moon even before the world saw that image of Earth as a pale blue dot in black space. Earth scientists in Boulder Colorado new we needed …

Erosion and Soil

Erosion and Soil

Hi I am Jared welcome to Fun Science Demos. The big idea today is erosion and how water has the power to shape our land. But we do not want the water to shape our land too much because we need that soil to grow plants. We use those plants for food and animals use …

We Are Duke Environment

We Are Duke Environment

(airy dreamy music) – We live in an age of big environmental challenges from local to global scales. On the other hand, we also live in an age when there’s more and more understanding of those problems and growing experience with ways to address them. (splashing) The need to develop more knowledge is absolutely essential. …

What Is Eutrophication | Biology for All | FuseSchool

What Is Eutrophication | Biology for All | FuseSchool

Eutrophication is the process that can happen in a water body, like a river or a lake, when too many nutrients are added to the system. Eutrophication starts with fertilizers, which are rich in nutrients like nitrate and phosphate, are washed into the river or lake system. This leads to an increase in nutrient concentrations …