Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant

Friday’s discussion of the environmental hazards induced by the Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant stirred within me an overwhelming desire to watch the movie Erin Brockovich as well as an urge to find a greater understanding as to why anyone would … Continue reading

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The End is Nigh……

I read Alex’s post and I wanted to reflect on his thoughts. I think it may be the case with most students in this class that this is their first in-depth science class other than general classes like biology, chemistry, … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s Erosion Prevention

Charlotte gets about an average of 42.5in of rainfall every year. Because of the rainfall, constant construction, and annexing, the city of Charlotte has decided to start fining people for being part of excessive erosion. “The City of Charlotte and … Continue reading

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Graywater waste treatment

As we all know, water (freshwater mainly) is a precious resource that helps create and sustain life on this earth. We must do all we can to keep it clean and healthy for our personal use and the use of … Continue reading

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Soil and Water Science

I am now through a semester of an environmental class called “soil and water science”. My expectations for this class was few. I must say I wasn’t too excited about taking a class about “just” soil. But as I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Geosmin…

This is the blog “Geosmin…”, here is where we write about soil science. The name of this blog is a word that probably most people do not know. What what is exactly geosmin?? Geosmin was scientifically identified about more than … Continue reading

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Reflection on ENVR 302

I have only taken two specific environmental science classes my whole life. One of the classes was in high school, I took Environmental Science AP and it was one of the funniest classes I had ever taken. We learned the … Continue reading

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