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ENSC 13300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Concentrated Solar Power, Space Debris, The Surplus
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What is Solar Energy? Solar energy is something that we have really been looking into in recent years, if for no other reason than to try and find a better way to deal with getting energy without hurting the environment. ...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Gisele Bündchen, Light Pollution, Seasonal Affective Disorder
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i: r;s i : r ; sWhat is Light Pollution? Light pollution is excessive, misdirected or inappropriate outdoor lighting. Too much of light pollution washes out view of the Universe, result in increase in the energy consumpt...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 7: What is Air Quality
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What is Air Quality? Air quality refers to the condition of the air within our surrounding. Good air quality pertains to the degree which the air is clean, clear and free from pollutants such as smoke, dust and smog among ...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 3: Difference Between Active and Passive Solar Systems
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Difference Between Active and Passive Solar Systems You recycle regularly. You use the most energyefficient light bulbs you can find. You even have a compost station in your backyard. Still, you want to do even more to mak...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Succulent Plant, The Stems, Biome
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Various Desert Plants A desert biome is often characterized by high temperature, high humidity and low precipitation and the drastic fall in temperature at night. When you think of the desert, you might not associate it w...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Lead, Energy Audit, Nitrogen Dioxide
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Sources and Effects of Common Air Pollutants Air pollution is a growing problem around the world, with individuals and nations alike pumping enormous volumes of harmful pollutants into the atmosphere every day. These poll...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Single-Family Detached Home, Energy Saving Trust, Carbon Footprint
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Benefits of Solar Panels Solar panels are one of the fastest growing energy sources around the world, offering an alternative way of providing energy for your home than through National Grid gas and electricity. There a...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Ebay
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How to Build a Solar Power Panel Are you part of the crowd that has been looking to get into the solar power revolution that so many of us have embraced and gotten involved with on a regular basis? If you are, then its de...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 6: What is Soil Degradation

What is Soil Degradation? Many people do conceive the idea of soil degradation but a good number lacks the knowledge of its precise definition. To fill this knowledge gap, soil degradation simply means the decline in soil ...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 1: What is Organic Farming

What is Organic Farming? Organic farming is the use of agricultural production systems reliant on green manure, compost, biological pest control, and crop rotation to produce crops, livestock and poultry. Organic centered ...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 3: What Is Drought

What Is Drought? Picture the aftermath of a natural disaster. What comes to mind? Do you see neighborhoods ravaged by floodwaters? Are the houses wiped clean from their foundations by a tornado? Do you picture buildings re...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 5: What is Organic Gardening

What is Organic Gardening? Most gardeners do not understand what organic gardening is all about or how to have an organic garden. Organic gardening is essentially gardening without using synthetic products like fertilizers...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 4: What is Urbanization

What is Urbanization? Urbanization is a process whereby populations move from rural to urban area, enabling cities and towns to grow. It can also be termed as the progressive increase of the number of people living in town...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 2: What is Desertification

What is Desertification? Desertification is defined as a process of land degradation in arid, semiarid and subhumid areas due to various factors including climatic variations and human activities. Or, to put it in another ...

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ENSC 13300 Lecture 7: Global Warming

Global Warming: Definitions,Causes,Trends, Effects and Climate Change Definition of Global Warming: Gradual increase in the earths surface temperature. Popular usage definition: Warming caused by human activity. Technical ...

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Laboratory Basics - Reference Guides

Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

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