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Title: Shock Therapy with Seawater
Url: http://ewradio.org/program.aspx?ProgramID=4106
Creator: Hoops, Richard
Publisher: University of Wisconsin--Madison. Sea Grant College Program
Description: This radio broadcast describes a technique called 'salinity shock' which is being used to kill plants and animals that ride in ballast water on ships. Oceangoing ships are now dumping their freshwater ballast at sea and taking on a new load of saltwater to kill and flush out stowaway organisms. The clip is 2 minutes in length and may be downloaded in MP3 format.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture -- Fish culture -- Diseases and adverse factors -- Aquatic pests (General)
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Weeds, parasitic plants, etc. -- Aquatic weeds
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Chemical oceanography -- Salinity
Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Environmental factors -- By factor, A-Z -- Salinity
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Invasive species
Botany -- Invasive plants
Ecology -- Invasive species
Ecology -- Salinity
Date Issued: 2005-10-17
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 12
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
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