• Climate / environment and Vibrio diseases

    Climate change and weather variability pose threats for water-borne diseases.The incidence of Vibrios species depends on the contents of salts and nutrients and on the water temperature...

    Published: 2007/11/30
  • What is atmosphere

    The Earth’s atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding the blue planet and which is retained by the Earth’s gravity. It reaches over 560 kilometers from the surface of the Earth. It contains about 78% nitrogen and 21% oxygen, trace amounts of other gases, and of course water vapor. The mixture of the above gases is known as air. The atmosphere protects life and health on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation, absorbing infra-red radiation, and reducing temperature extremes between (...)

    Published: 2007/10/24