thermal pollution


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thermal pollution:

see water pollutionwater pollution,
contamination of water resources by harmful wastes; see also sewerage, water supply, pollution, and environmentalism. Industrial Pollution
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thermal pollution

[′thər·məl pə′lü·shən]
(ecology)
The discharge of heated effluent into natural waters that causes a rise in temperature sufficient to upset the ecological balance of the waterway.
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Thermal pollution of reservoirs or lakes water that cause multiple violations of their state is one representation of environment danger.
To expand data usage and to determine where thermal pollution occurs, the analysis should be expanded to include a minimum of two sites and a measurement of the velocity of the water between the sites (Larson and Larson 1997).
Already, new tourist resorts, mineral export facilities, and fish farms--as well as desalination plants, which are trying to turn the Gulf into an oasis in the literal sense of the word--have triggered increased sewage dumping and thermal pollution, frequent oil spills, and an influx of toxic chemicals.
Thermal pollution near the coast has helped spread certain parasites that blind cod.
A key activity to accomplish will be also finding and discussing commercial partnerships with customers, such as providers of energy solution, thermal pollution control equipment manufacturers and diesel generator manufacturers.
This water with high temperature discharged into adjacent water bodies leading to thermal pollution, which has a wide range of biological and physical adverse impacts on the aquatic organisms.
air pollution studies, air-cleaning technologies, climate change and related indicators, environmental monitoring, mathematical modelling, water, wastewater, soil pollution control and reduction, waste management, landscape bio-diversity conservation, anthropogenic impacts on the environment and public health, environmental management and economics, vibration, acoustic noise, thermal pollution, electromagnetic fields, ionizing radiation studies on live organisms and the environment, pollution reduction measures and renewable energy sources.
Example applications are: monitoring glacial advances and retreats; monitoring potentially active volcanoes; identifying crop stress; determining cloud morphology and physical properties; wetlands evaluation; thermal pollution monitoring; coral reef degradation; surface temperature mapping of soils and geology; and measuring surface heat balance.
At Brayton Point, CLF continues to protect Mount Hope Bay from the ruinous effects of thermal pollution. The power plant releases nearly a billion gallons of 95-degree water into the bay every day.
1) A joint approach for the following tasks: (a) controlling increases in runoff peaks, (b) preventing losses in infiltration (c) controlling runoff pollution, and (d) reducing thermal pollution;
The final third of the book dwells on the impact of the growing environmental movement and concerns that ranged from thermal pollution to the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)'s compliance with the Environmental Protection Act.