In The Conversation, Chris Ruf explains how CYGNSS can find the source ocean microplastics and aid in future clean up.
The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.
Wastewater treatment at one-third the size and cost
Systems featuring a ‘membrane-aerated biofilm reactor’ can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges.
Sensor technology aims to help US cities extend the life of aging pipelines
Transformative pilot project in Detroit could help cities across U.S. deal with overdue pipeline upgrades.
Removing and reusing phosphorus from agricultural runoff
Glen Daigger and his research team are developing a biological system that can capture the phosphorus in the water without use of chemicals.
‘Aged’ urine won’t transfer antibiotic resistance when converted to fertilizer
Findings raise prospects for recycled urine as a more environmentally-friendly fertilizer.