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By Tom McBride, Ron Nief

An exciting journey via popular culture, for the "old fogeys" and "kids those days"

Today's young people and twentysomethings have by no means noticeable a true aircraft price ticket. To them, point-and-shoot cameras are so final millennium and "Star Wars" is a film, now not a protection process. the realm perspectives of today's old and young have by no means been extra different.

In this unique romp via American tradition, the creators of the Beloit collage approach checklist discover seventy five icons once-famous and now forgotten—from Abbott and Costello to the making a song telegram. jam-packed with enjoyable proof, minutiae, and pictures, this is often definitely the right reward for students, their oh-so-outdated mom and dad, and dad tradition professionals nostalgic for days passed by.

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1965). Increase in slope causes relatively more phosphorus to be lost than nitrogen because it increases particulate runoff; a slope increase from 8° to 20° increased phosphorus losses by 360% (from 450 g P/ha) but only doubled nitrogen losses (from 16 kg Nlha) (Goldman and Horne, 1983). Erosion on steep uncultivated land or exposed arable land has been estimated to result in topsoil losses containing as much as 6-12 kg Plha/ann, and in extreme cases of wind erosion, up to 150 Kg Plha and ten times as much nitrogen (Cooke and Williams, 1970, 1973).

2 mg/l in 1916. Summer hypolimnion oxygen concentration decreased from 100% saturation at 100 metres depth between 1910 and 1930 to an average of 50% (and minimum of 9%) between 1930 and 1942. Algal changes occurred over this period, with increase in the bloom formation of species of Oscillatoria (cyanobacteria). Mean phosphorus concentrations have shown an increase from around 20 Ilg/1 in 1946 to just under 80 two decades later, accompanied by further increases in the biomass of algae and nuisances caused by filamentous algal masses washed up on shorelines.

Moss showed nitrate, phosphate and sulphate to be limiting algal growth in Lake Malawi, in that order (Moss, 1979a). , 1984). In some temperate lakes, nitrogen may become temporarily limiting in summer but this often causes a shift towards colonial species of cyanobacteria in the plankton which are directly capable of fixing atmospheric nitrogen in special cells called 'heterocysts' (Stewart, 1969). In lake fertilisation experiments, Schindler (1977) showed that reducing the ratio of nitrogen to phosphorus in fertilisers added to two separate lakes resulted in the appearance of nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria of the genera Anabaena and Aphanizomenon.

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