Essays Tagged: "Sedimentation"

Review of documentary "Muddy Waters" on sedimentation on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

S by Sally Ingleton(Shown 20th May on SBS)The documentary Muddy Waters provides an insight into the sedimentation on the Great Barrier Reef between Cairns and Townsville and how it is destroying the r ... wever, though the movie does try to portray opposing sides of the debate as to what is causing this sedimentation, many fundamental issues to the problem have been avoided or underplayed.The video sta ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Chemistry of water treatment

9). Cleaning freshwater involves the fundamental processes of screening, coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, and disinfection (Drinan, 45). In fact some of these processes, such as d ... in the reaction H2S + 2O2 ¡æ SO42- + 2H+ (int 19, 1). The next step in water treatment, sedimentation, allows the precipitates and other heavy solids to settle by slowing the flow of water ...

(8 pages) 72 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An overview of the theories about the origin, migration and entrapment of oil and gas beneath the Earth's surface

logical origin. The remains of these plants and animal were caught up in the process of erosion and sedimentation and carried down the river to seas which then covered large portion of the earth's sur ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Water Quality In Nebraska

er quality problems in Nebraska, but urban runoff is also a concern. Agricultural runoff introduces sedimentation, bacteria, pesticides, and nutrients into surface waters. Industrial facilities someti ... urrent water quality criteria for the herbicide atrazine are being exceeded.Nutrient enrichment and sedimentation are the most common water quality problems identified in lakes, followed by siltation, ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


SedimentationAbstractSedimentation is the process of separating a liquid mixture of suspended partic ... y, mechanically using centrifugal force, or electrostatically using an electric current. Continuous sedimentation tanks are usually used in wastewater treatment facilities to separate suspended partic ... obtained from the experiment, a continuous thickener or clarifier must then be designed. The batch sedimentation experiment was accomplished by measuring the height of the clear liquid interface at t ...

(21 pages) 16 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering


me suspended in the water, these particles may contain thousands of harmful and beneficial microbes.Sedimentation- is where the suspended particles are given time to settle with the microbes to the bo ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Sedimentary Rocks

ironments, which are depositional. Plate tectonics also have an adverse affect on the formation and sedimentation of sedimentary rocks.Sedimentary rocks that are formed in a biological process are for ... rs, rivers, and tidal flats (Middleton, 2003).Even though plate tectonics affects the formation and sedimentation of sedimentary rocks, it can also be used to show how the rocks go through the differe ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Deindustrialization and Deconstruction

ttling tank for suspended particles. That is how the Ruhr could clean itself in a natural manner by sedimentation and degradation of contaminants by microorganisms through this widening of the Baldene ...

(22 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science