Environmental engineering
Environmental engineering is the integration of sciences and engineering principles to improve the natural environment, to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organ...
Environmental engineering - Wikipedia
Biofuel Tech Straight From The Farm
Nature’s figured it out already, how to best break down food into fuel. Now scientists have caught up, showing that fungi found in the guts of goats, horses and sheep could help fill up your gas tank ...
Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge to Be Retrofitted within 43 Hours
The refurbishment of Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge, or Sanyuanqiao started at 11p.m. on Nov. 13, 2015. The whole reconstruction process completed within 43 hours. Over 1300 tons of new surfacing for the b...
Can Rain Clean The Atmosphere?
As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is co...
Will The ‘Great Wall’ Of New Orleans Save It From The Next Killer Hurricane?
On a sweltering blue-sky September day, I stand atop a 26-foot-tall white concrete wall that stretches for nearly two miles across the Golden Triangle Marsh on the eastern edge of the city. The $1.1 b...
Glowing Tampons Help Detect Sewage Leaks
“YOU DO GET people looking at you strangely, but the tampon is not that obvious.” That’s Professor David Lerner, explaining what it was like to conduct a research project where feminine hygiene pr...
Scientists call for international authority on climate geoengineering
Efforts to reverse man-made climate change need international oversight before research can proceed, a meeting of scientists has heard.
Atmospheric dispersion modeling
Atmospheric dispersion modeling is the mathematical simulation of how air pollutants disperse in the ambient atmosphere. It is performed with computer programs that solve the mathematical equations an...
Atmospheric dispersion modeling - Wikipedia
Constructed wetland
A constructed wetland (CW) is an artificial wetland created as a new or restored habitat for native and migratory wildlife, for anthropogenic discharge such as wastewater, stormwater runoff, or sewage...
Constructed wetland - Wikipedia
Restoration ecology
Restoration ecology emerged as a separate field in ecology in the 1980s. It is the scientific study supporting the practice of ecological restoration, which is the practice of renewing and restoring d...
Restoration ecology - Wikipedia
Environmental engineers
Environmental engineering is the integration of sciences and engineering principles to improve the natural environment, to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organ...
Environmental engineers - Wikipedia
Flood control
Flood control refers to all methods used to reduce or prevent the detrimental effects of flood waters. Flood relief refers to methods used to reduce the effects of flood waters or high water levels.
Flood control - Wikipedia
Industrial ecology
Industrial ecology (IE) is the study of material and energy flows through industrial systems. The global industrial economy can be modeled as a network of industrial processes that extract resources ...
Industrial ecology - Wikipedia
Sewerage
Sewerage refers to the infrastructure that conveys sewage. It encompasses components such as receiving drains, manholes, pumping stations, storm overflows, and screening chambers of the combined sewer...
Water supply
Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities, commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes. Irrigation is covered separately.<...
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Water treatment
Water treatment is, collectively, the industrial-scale processes that makes water more acceptable for an end-use, which may be drinking, industry, or medicine. Water treatment is unlike small-scale wa...
Water treatment - Wikipedia
Water well
A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring, or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers. The well water is drawn by a pump, or using con...
Water well - Wikipedia
MOHID Land
MOHID Land is the hydrology module within the three-dimensional MOHID Water Modelling System. MOHID is an integrated system for water flow, consisting of three main modules: Water for three-dimensiona...
Trommel screen
A trommel screen, also known as rotary screen, is an essential unit which is used mainly in the mineral and solid-waste processing industries. It consists of a perforated cylindrical drum which is nor...
Trommel screen - Wikipedia
Low-impact development (Canada/US)
Low-impact development (LID) is a term used in Canada and the United States to describe a land planning and engineering design approach to manage stormwater runoff. LID emphasizes conservation and use...
Low-impact development (Canada/US) - Wikipedia
Wetted perimeter
The wetted perimeter is the perimeter of the cross sectional area that is "wet." The term wetted perimeter is common in civil engineering, environmental engineering, hydrology, geomorphology, and heat...
Wetted perimeter - Wikipedia
Biofuel Tech Straight From The Farm
Nature’s figured it out already, how to best break down food into fuel. Now scientists have caught up, showing that fungi found in the guts of goats, horses and sheep could help fill up your gas tank ...
Can Rain Clean The Atmosphere?
As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is co...
Pump
A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action. Pumps can be classified into three major groups according to the method they use to move the fluid...
Pump - Wikipedia
First flush
First flush is the initial surface runoff of a rainstorm. During this phase, water pollution entering storm drains in areas with high proportions of impervious surfaces is typically more concentrated ...
Earth systems engineering and management
Earth systems engineering and management (ESEM) is a discipline used to analyze, design, engineer and manage complex environmental systems. It entails a wide range of subject areas including anthropol...
Will The ‘Great Wall’ Of New Orleans Save It From The Next Killer Hurricane?
On a sweltering blue-sky September day, I stand atop a 26-foot-tall white concrete wall that stretches for nearly two miles across the Golden Triangle Marsh on the eastern edge of the city. The $1.1 b...
Glowing Tampons Help Detect Sewage Leaks
“YOU DO GET people looking at you strangely, but the tampon is not that obvious.” That’s Professor David Lerner, explaining what it was like to conduct a research project where feminine hygiene pr...
Environmental science
Environmental science is a multidisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological and information sciences (including but not limited to ecology, biology, physics, chemistry, zoology, m...