Armed with data from two NASA satellites, researchers have invented a way to map the fleeting changes in coastal water quality from space – something that has long evaded researchers and coastal managers relying only on ground-based measurements.
Land pollution is the demolition of Earth’s land surfaces often caused by human activities and their misuse of land resources. It occurs when waste is not disposed properly. Health hazard disposal of urban and industrial wastes, exploitation of minerals, and improper use of soil by inadequate agricultural practices are a few factors. Urbanization and industrialization are major causes of land pollution. The Industrial Revolution set a…read more →