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HOME PLANET
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Tuesday 15:00-15:30
Richard Daniel chairs the interactive environmental programme in which he and his guests deal with listener's questions and concerns.
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Home Planet, PO Box 3096, Brighton BN1 1PL
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Listen to 6 September
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Richard Daniel
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Tuesday 6 September 2005
Earth ©NASA

Panel

Dr Ros Taylor
Kingston University

Professor Graham Underwood
University of Essex

Professor Philip Stott
Bio-geographer, University of London

TOPICS

Rain harvesting
Rain harvesting systems
BBC Science
Environment Agency info
BBC Nature water butt info
Southern Water water butt info
Essex & Suffolk Water: using water wisely

Professor Stott's calculations:
Annual Water Harvest from Roof (in litres) = Roof Area (m^2) x Annual Rainfall (mm) x System Efficiency [filters are around 90%] x Run-off Coefficient of Roof [a pitched, tiled roof is around 0.75]

Phosphorescence
Phosphorescence in the sea is caused by bioluminescent microbes, predominantly dinoflagellates (Pyrrophyta - fire plants)
Bioluminescence info

Marine mammals tolerance of salt
BBC Life of Mammals
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Database
Explanation of osmoregulation
The kidney explained
The excretiary system explained

How do salmon and trout survive in freshwater and saltwater?
Where Fish Live info
Fisheries Research Service salmon info
BBC Science & Nature salmon info
US Wild Salmon Center

Ecological damage from European Forest Fires
Times online
EDIE report
University of Nottingham (AGRIFOR) info
University of Edinburgh Firebeaters
Forest Research Institute of Athens
Fire Ecology Database
Fire Ecology Research Group Max Planck Institute for Chemistry

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