logging in or signing up Water Marco1 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 113 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: January 22, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: MacBD (43 month(s) ago) Please allow me to have this awesome presentation in firstname.lastname@example.org Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: don.awad (68 month(s) ago) i need this presentation urgent Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Water: Water The Hydrologic Cycle : The Hydrologic Cycle “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over.” Western saying: “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over.” Western sayingThe Critical Need: Water: The Critical Need: WaterGlobal Water: Global Water Ocean (Salty) 97.2 % Fresh Water 2.8 % Ice 2.15% Liquid 0.65% Groundwater 0.62% Lakes 0.009% Soil Moisture 0.005% Streams and Rivers 0.001% Atmosphere 0.0001%Why Not Use Sea Water?: Why Not Use Sea Water? Desalination now provides 1% of world drinking water Distillation (Energy intensive) Passive distillation (Slow, inefficient) Reverse Osmosis (Filters delicate, prone to clogging and contamination) Towing Antarctic Icebergs (Not done yet, but the numbers are promising)Surface Water, Bosnia: Surface Water, BosniaDams: Dams Irrigation Urban water supply Hydroelectric power Flood control RecreationImpacts of Dams: Impacts of Dams Human dislocation Habitat Destruction Terrestrial Aquatic Disruption of natural cycles Sediment Starvation Increased Evaporation Conflict Division of Water Denial as weaponSierra Foothills, California: Sierra Foothills, CaliforniaO’Shaugnessy Dam, California: O’Shaugnessy Dam, CaliforniaO’Shaugnessy Dam, California: O’Shaugnessy Dam, CaliforniaO’Shaugnessy Dam, California: O’Shaugnessy Dam, CaliforniaHetch Hetchy Reservoir, California: Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, CaliforniaOwens Valley, California: Owens Valley, CaliforniaMono Lake, California: Mono Lake, CaliforniaTufa Pinnacles, Mono Lake: Tufa Pinnacles, Mono LakeSan Bernardino, California: San Bernardino, CaliforniaSome Places Have Too Much Water: Some Places Have Too Much WaterNew Orleans: New OrleansAquifers : Aquifers Impacts of Groundwater Use: Impacts of Groundwater Use Aquifer depletion Lowering of water table Drying of wells Danger to springs and wetlands Invasion of contaminants Ground subsidenceGreen Bay Case Study Deep Aquifers of the Green Bay Area : Green Bay Case Study Deep Aquifers of the Green Bay Area Green Bay Groundwater Pumping 1880-1960 : Green Bay Groundwater Pumping 1880-1960 Green Bay Water Table 1880-1960 : Green Bay Water Table 1880-1960 Green Bay Piezometric Surface1957 1960 : Green Bay Piezometric Surface 1957 1960 Green Bay Piezometric Surface1957 2003: Green Bay Piezometric Surface 1957 2003Pumping and Water Table: Pumping and Water TableCenter-Pivot Irrigation: Center-Pivot IrrigationCenter-Pivot Irrigation: Center-Pivot IrrigationThe Russian Radioactive Waste Injection Program : The Russian Radioactive Waste Injection Program The Russian Radioactive Waste Injection Program: The Russian Radioactive Waste Injection ProgramSoluble Rocks: Soluble RocksKarst, Turkey: Karst, TurkeyKarst, Paraguay: Karst, ParaguaySinkholes, Bosnia: Sinkholes, BosniaA Scene From Traditional Chinese Art: A Scene From Traditional Chinese ArtKarst, China: Karst, ChinaKarst in Wisconsin: Karst in WisconsinProblems in Karst Landscapes: Problems in Karst Landscapes Extremely fast water (and contaminant) movement Long-range connections Unanticipated connectionsGeothermal Systems: Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone: Geothermal Systems: Mammoth Hot Springs, YellowstoneYellowstone Canyon: Yellowstone CanyonSan Juan Mountains, Colorado: San Juan Mountains, ColoradoOld Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone: Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.