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Description:

This radio broadcast describes a technique called 'salinity shock' which is being used to kill plants and animals that ride in ballast water on ships. Oceangoing ships are now dumping their freshwater ballast at sea and taking on a new load of saltwater to kill and flush out stowaway organisms. The clip is 2 minutes in length and may be downloaded in MP3 format.

Subjects:

  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

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Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Education,NSDL,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120204201149826T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,General Public,Science -- Instructional issues,Science -- Ecology,Higher Education,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,Informal Education,Science -- Biology,Geoscience,Graduate/Professional

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English

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