Urbanization and its effect on the temperature of the streams on Long Island, New York by Edward J. Pluhowski

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  • New York (State),
  • Long Island.


  • Water temperature -- New York (State) -- Long Island.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- New York (State) -- Long Island.

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Bibliography: p. 59-60.

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Statementby Edward J. Pluhowski.
SeriesHydrology and some effects of urbanization on Long Island, New York, Geological Survey professional paper 627-D, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 627-D.
LC ClassificationsQE75 .P9 no. 627-D
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5025398M
LC Control Number73607326

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Temperature spikes in urban streams immediately after rainstorms ranged from 35 to >7 °C, depending on watershed size, amount of impervious surface, and immediately preceding air temperatures (Nelson & Palmer ).Cited by: One example, the Climate Normals are NCDC's latest three-decade averages of climatological variables, including temperature and precipitation.

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Due to its long history of urbanization and simple stream hydrology, the south shore of Long Island, New York has been the subject of previous base flow studies. The purpose of this study is to. Sea level rise and increases in temperature pose a major threat to the Long Island Sound coast and its wildlife.

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Bankfull area is higher in urban streams than forested and agricultural ones. While the unit stream power (the rate at which streams do work per units of channel width) in forested and agricultural streams are fairly similar, the urban streams have a stream power that is 4 times greater than forested streams (Fig.

Washington Afternoon range: 85°F to °F. In Washington, the heat island effect closely matches the city’s social and economic divisions. inhabitants) in the world increased toand the largest city – New York—had a population of million inwhile urbanization proceeded very slowly in much of the rest of the world.

Although only a quarter of the world’s total population lived in urban places inurbanization in the developed countries had largely reached its. The urban heat island effect has been observed to raise the temperature of cities by 1 to 3°C (2 to 5 °F) compared to neighboring rural and semi-rural areas.

The rise is due to the presence of asphalt, concrete, stone, steel, and other impervious surfaces that absorb heat and disrupt the natural cooling effect provided by vegetation. Artist and photographer Nikolay Lamm took thermal images of New York City to show the urban heat island effect.

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Effects of Urbanization on Stream Ecosystems. Development can have negative effects on streams in urban and suburban areas. As a watershed becomes covered with pavement, sidewalks, and other types of urban land cover, stream organisms are confronted with an increased volume of storm water runoff, increased exposure to fertilizers and pesticides, and dramatic changes in physical living spaces.

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The audit shows that 74% of. Additionally, urbanization can indirectly affect society by contributing to health problems as a result of pollution and food shortages. More than half of the world's population lives in an urban setting. Many people relocate to cities from rural areas in search of better job opportunities and access to services, such as health care and.

Base flow of 10 south-shore streams, Long Island, New York,and the effects of urbanization on base flow and flow duration - Relation between land use and quality of shallow, intermediate, and deep ground water in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island, New York.

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in urbanized.News about Water Pollution, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.Gregg et al. () attempts to shed some light on the effects of urbanization on our ecosystems by growing Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) in four sites in New York City, two sites in Long Island and one site in upstate New York.

The authors consider variables such as soils, air temperature, CO2 concentrations, ozone.

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