Microbial and environmental implications for use of monolayers to reduce evaporative losses from water storages

Pittaway, Pam and van den Ancker, Tania (2010) Microbial and environmental implications for use of monolayers to reduce evaporative losses from water storages. Technical Report. CRC for Irrigation Futures , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]

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Abstract

While the concept of applying surface films to water bodies to reduce evaporative loss is an old one, in practice, the economic and environmental costs of applying an artificial film thick enough to reduce evaporation has been limited to laboratory studies. The exception is with monolayers.


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Item Type: Report (Technical Report)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2010 IF Technologies Pty Ltd. This work is copyright. It may be reproduced subject to the inclusion of an acknowledement of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2013 01:50
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:44
Uncontrolled Keywords: water storage; dams; evaporation; water loss; surface films
Fields of Research : 04 Earth Sciences > 0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience > 040608 Surfacewater Hydrology
09 Engineering > 0904 Chemical Engineering > 090404 Membrane and Separation Technologies
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23262

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