TITLE

Coat d'Azure

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Daniel
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
National Geographic;Feb2013, Vol. 223 Issue 2, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes a blue pigment made from an inorganic formula discovered by researcher Mas Subramanian and team at Oregon State University in 2009 that has good heat-reflecting properties, which makes it useful for applications such as energy-efficient roof and automobile coatings.
ACCESSION #
85000062

 

Related Articles

  • Bay wash. Bennett, Bryony // Ecos;Spring97, Issue 93, p14 

    Presents information on an environmental study on the Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne, Australia, to determine the effects of inorganic nitrogen, which is a form of ammonia and nitrate, and the scientific basis for managing the bay and its catchment. Who designed and managed the bay; Who the bay...

  • Determination of inorganic pollutants in atmospheric aerosols. Korzhova, E.; Kuznetsova, O.; Smagunova, A.; Stavitskaya, M. // Journal of Analytical Chemistry;Mar2011, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p222 

    The main sources of air pollution by inorganic metal compounds, the sampling of aerosol particles, and sample preparation for analysis are considered. The nondestructive and destructive methods of analysis are compared, and their advantages and disadvantages are specified. The development of...

  • Inorganic Pollutants in Recovered Wood from Slovenia and Boards Made of Disintegrated Wood. Humar, Miha // Open Environmental Engineering Journal;2010, Vol. 3, p49 

    Due to increasing demands on wood, recovered wood is becoming more and more important. It is mainly used for energetic purposes and for particle board production. This material was polluted with various chemicals (surface coatings, biocides, concrete residues, etc.) during service life. These...

  • In Situ Observation of Whole Lake Gross Primary Productivity: Response to and Recovery from Copper Algaecide Application. Torgersen, Thomas // Environmental Engineering Science;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p521 

    The fortuitous presence of in situ equipment capable of high-resolution (time/space) measures of O2 and total dissolved inorganic carbon (TDIC) enabled the response and recovery of a small pond to copper algaecide application to be monitored. Algaecide application to the pond significantly...

  • EA/VI partnership welcomed.  // Crops;9/5/2009, p29 

    The article offers the author's perspectives on the collaboration of the Environment Agency (EA) with the Voluntary Initiative (VI) in addressing the challenges presented by the Water Framework Directive. He recognizes the progress of the VI in furthering its advocacy for responsible pesticide...

  • Identification of possible technical problems in determination of the major inorganic constituents of brown-rice flour by evaluating proficiency test results. Miyashita, Shin-ichi; Inagaki, Kazumi; Naito, Shigehiro; Shindoh, Kumiko; Narukawa, Tomohiro; Zhu, Yanbei; Kuroiwa, Takayoshi; Hioki, Akiharu; Fujimoto, Toshiyuki; Chiba, Koichi // Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Oct2013, Vol. 405 Issue 25, p8347 

    To support skill upgrading in analysis of inorganic constituents of environmental and food samples, the National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ) and the National Food Research Institute (NFRI) have organized a proficiency test (PT) of determination of Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, As, and Cd in brown-rice...

  • DETERMINATION OF LEVELS OF SOME INORGANIC GASEOUS CONTAMINANTS IN WARRI AND EFFURUN ENVIRONS IN DELTA STATE, NIGERIA. ONWUKEME, V. I.; ETIENAJIRHEVWE, O. F. // Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies & Management;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p619 

    Eighteen air samples were collected from six locations in Effurun (Effurun Roundabout, Warri Refinery, Effurun Market) and in Warri (Enerhen Junction, NPA and Ogunu) environs and were analysed for Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and Ozone (O3). After various treatment of samples,...

  • Dynamics Simulation of Vapour Assisted Ammonia Pollution Removal By Pulse Discharge Method. Xiaojun Wang // Nature Environment & Pollution Technology;Sep2015, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p715 

    Though ammonia (NH3) is one of the most highly produced inorganic chemicals in the world, its pollution disadvantage on air and water have drawn much attention. In this article, the NH3 removal is investigated through pulse discharge method. A zero dimensional molecular reaction model is...

  • Long term measurements of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ammonia, nitric acid and ozone in Africa using passive samplers. Adon, M.; Galy-Lacaux, C.; Yobou'e, V.; Delon, C.; Lacaux, J. P.; Castera, P.; Gardrat, E.; Pienaar, J.; Al Ourabi, H.; Laouali, D.; Diop, B.; Sigha-Nkamdjou, L.; Akpo, A.; Tathy, J. P.; Lavenu, F.; Mougin, E. // Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics Discussions;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p4407 

    In this paper, we present the long term monitoring of ambient gaseous concentrations within the framework of the IDAF (IGAC-DEBITS-AFRICA) program. This study proposes for the first time to study long term gases concentrations (1998-2007) by determining the ambient concentration of the inorganic...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics