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    Nitrogen Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide levels indicate a lot about human activity. Our actions effect the environment in many ways. Instruments such as OMI, MOPITT, and AIRS study the effect of these gases on the climate. The release of NO2 and CO in the atmosphere depends on human activity. Furthermore, these gases have many severe effects on our health. Exposure to these gases can be prevented if proper steps are taken. Ozone Measuring Instrument (OMI) can distinguish between aerosol types, such as smoke, dust, and sulfates, and measures cloud pressure and coverage, which provides data to obtain specific data (Aura). Measurement of pollution in the troposphere (MOPITT) is an instrument designed to research the lower atmosphere and to study…

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    Introduction: Once a plant begins growth, it depends on multiple abiotic factors to continue growing: light, carbon dioxide and water. These three factors affect the growth rate of a plant, causing it to grow quicker or slower. Furthermore, altering these factors may stunt plants growth or improve it. For example, plants require an adequate amount of water to survive. Water hydrates the plant and also breaks down the minerals in the soil. As the plant absorbs the water, nutrients are transported…

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    The Organic Craze

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    fertilize with slow release nitrogen, spot treat and minimize pesticide/herbicide applications, which all describe a successful sustainable lawn care program. By offering programs that highlight organic fertilizers during spring applications, you now have the ability to take this to the next step. The following article will discuss the history of organic fertilizers and several products used in the turf industry today. Organic amendment…

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    Bet The Farm Essay

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    increased in weight by 160 pounds, yet the soil had lost less than two ounces. He, therefore, deduced that plants obtain their nutrients from the water. However, he failed to realize that plants also require carbon dioxide and oxygen from the air (Resh, 2016). An English scientist in 1699 named John Woodward conducted his own experiments on plant growth. He began by growing plants all in water but with different amounts of soil. The plants that grew best were the ones in the most soil.…

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    Azolla Case Study

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    1. What is the geographic distribution and habitat of Azolla? The geographic distribution of Azolla species around the world, some in North America, South America, Alaska, tropical and subtropical America, upper reaches of the Nile to Sudan, most Asia and coast of tropical Africa and in the Caribbean region. The habitat of Azolla is freshwater ditches, ponds, lakes and sluggish rivers of warm temperature and tropical regions. 2. What is unique about this fern? Why is it called ‘Azolla…

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    Some including; ruining the soil, pollute water, and can cause diseases in humans. Most of these problems are caused because in order to support the billions of people on this planet a lot of food needs to be produced. The amount needed is more than what can be produced naturally so fertilizers are pumped into the soil to produce enough crops. National Geographic says almost half of the nitrogen found in our bodies’ muscle and organ tissue started out in a fertilizer factory. Also that the…

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    Nitrogen Research Paper

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    Nitrogen (N₂) is a colorless, odorless, largely inert gas with a hexagonal structure that is essential to life on earth. This nonmetal is number seven on the periodic table; in its neutral state, it has seven protons, seven neutrons, seven electrons, and an average atomic mass of 14.0067 amu. The electron configuration of this element in ground state is 2-5. Its discovery, safety, availability, and uses are important in understanding this element and its significance. Nitrogenous compounds…

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    atmosphere is composed of 78% nitrogen, but it cannot be used in its atmospheric form. Nitrogen is also found in sedimentary rock and bodies of water. Although the element is abundant it must be converted into a different form prior to entering the biosphere. To be cycled in the biosphere, nitrogen (N2) is converted into a usable form by nitrogen fixing bacteria found in legumes. When nitrogen moves from the atmosphere into the lithosphere Rhizobium bacteria living in symbiosis with these…

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    Phlogiston Essay

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    bit complexed and unreliable, but his idea contributed a lot towards the development of the phlogiston theory. Joseph Black, Scottish scientist, also worked on understanding the phlogiston theory. In order to understand the phlogiston theory Joseph black put a burning candle inside a jar. After a few seconds the candle went out and stopped burning. Along with candle, he also trapped a mouse into a different jar and the same happened. The mouse died after a few moments. Joseph black believed…

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    Urine System Essay

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    a buildup of turgor pressure. The guard cells open and release water, and when the turgor pressure has subsided, the guard cells and stomata close nearly all the way. Photosynthesis, on the other hand, is the process by which plants produce sugars for food. Both processes require large amounts of pure water; if there is not enough water, several side effects may occur. One of these is wilting, both temporary and permanent. Wilting occurs when a plant begins transpiring rapidly, thus losing water…

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