SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis - Steven Stuart

submitted by: tcarrasc
Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions at the Tijuana Estuary, San Diego County, California - The Tijuana Estuary is a unique coastal plain and wetland-dominated estuary influenced by tidal fluctuations and saltwater inflow from the Pacific Ocean and by intermittent freshwater inflow from the Tijuana River. The lower Tijuana River valley, the alluvial river valley that leads into the estuary, collects 96% of runoff in the 4,500 km2 Tijuana River watershed. Stream flow in the Tijuana...

Buried at Sea

Scripps researchers are studying CO2 sequestration to determine if it is a viable solution to combat global warming.

The Origins of Slime

Scripps graduate student investigates cause of mucilage outbreaks in her native Adriatic waters

The Singing Toxicologist

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
He's been referred to as the "Elvis of E. coli", the "Sinatra of Salmonella," and in this episode of MicrobeWorld Video the "singing toxicologist." Whatever you call him, Carl Winter, Extension Food Toxicologist and Director of the FoodSafe Program at UC Davis, performs parodies of contemporary popular music by modifying lyrics to address food safety issues such as bacterial contamination, irradiation, biotechnology, government regulation, and pesticides. The goal of his songs is to provide...

Using EELA resources: The SegHidro/BRAMS experience

submitted by: elianearaujo
This video describes our project experience on using EELA resources in conjunction with OurGrid resources to provide a better performance to SegHidro/BRAMS application. SegHidro enables, through a grid portal, collaborative work via the coupling of hydrometeorological computer models, providing access to massive grid-based computer resources such as data storage nodes and computing nodes. BRAMS is a Regional Atmospheric Modeling System that provides SegHidro users with weather forecasts to...

Gynecandrous - a video glossary component at the LSU Herbarium

submitted by: Timothy M. Jones

A video showing the gynecandrous condition of a spike; pistillate flowers distal, staminate flowers proximal. A useful diagnostic character for species determinations within the genus Carex.
The maturation sequence is included to show the progression over time within a gynecandrous spike.