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  • n  water containing salts

  • The salvagers wanted to save the hull and especially the Diesel "engines from seawater corrosion.
  • Here she dealt with a broken seawater-filtration system, had flying fish land on her pillow while she tried to sleep, and dived into shark-infested waters to clean the bottom of .
  • They would draw out 180 billion metric tons of seawater each year, split the salt, keep the acid and pour back the water.
News & Articles

  • Could agriculture bloom in the desert?
    Petroleum-rich Qatar has welcomed innovators seeking solutions to the challenges facing desert areas worldwide – from renewable energy to fresh water to food production. One of the most ambitious experiments is the Sahara Forest Project, which looks to transform seawater, sunlight and carbon dioxide into fresh water, vegetables, trees, electricity, salt, biofuel and animal feed. The technologies ...
    June 12, 2013 - Center for Investigative Reporting
  • In Qatar, Coaxing Food From One of the World's Driest Places
    View Slide Show See how the harsh environment in Qatar is made more adaptable to growing fruits and vegetables. In the small Middle Eastern country of Qatar, where fresh water is scarce and most food is imported, scientists are testing ways to grow vegetables that use more greenhouse gases than they produce. Simply removing the salt from seawater to make it drinkable and useful in agriculture ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Online NewsHour
  • Earthquake swarms; marine Ediacaran fossil traces; Alca obsidian; Mammoth Mountain
    ( Geological Society of America ) Studies in this latest batch of GEOLOGY postings cover tiny Ediacara organisms, CO2 gas following seismic swarms, the growth of Mount Everest, methane seeps, the remarkably modern character of Cretaceous seawater composition, geodynamic models of the assembly of Rodinia and Gondwana, and whether subduction zones are invading the Atlantic. Other studies cover the ...
    June 10, 2013 - EurekAlert!

  • Jacques Chirac in Times Online
    President Chirac of France said that, if successful, the technology, to be developed in a French experimental reactor, would "be able to derive as much energy from a litre of seawater as from a litre of petrol or a kilo of coal".
  • Lawrence Cannon in Truck News
    We did a whole lot of things while shooting for the film including riding on the highest roller-coaster in the world. We also rode on huskies and bikes. In fact, one day Ranbir and I were asked to step into the seawater for a scene. We were... Minissha Lamba Aug 11, 2008 87258 116618 seaway The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system is a vital resource. As one of the world's greatest and most strategic waterways, it has always been an essential part of North America's transportation infrastructure," said Cannon. "The system is...

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