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Making use of Earth’s biggest resource: a quantitative look at ocean water purification

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dc.contributor.author Smyth, Matthew
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-22T23:35:44Z
dc.date.available 2013-03-18T15:54:54Z *
dc.date.issued 2010-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/26831
dc.description.abstract Three methods of simple sea water purification were examined and compared to one another to find the most effective and the most efficient way of lowering the salt levels of sea water. Water filtration using a Brita filter was least effective, but very efficient. Freezing the water was effective in cutting the water down to below a third of its initial salt concentration, while distilling the water was most effective, and required the most amount of energy. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.title Making use of Earth’s biggest resource: a quantitative look at ocean water purification en
dc.type text en
dc.description.affiliation Science, Faculty of en
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en
dc.description.scholarlevel Undergraduate en


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