This series aims to help people become more conscious of the threats to our water supply, from human activity and climate variability, and understand the steps that need to be taken to maintain it.
“Sustainability: Water,” was produced by NBC News’ educational arm NBC Learn, and the National Science Foundation (NSF), which examines the long-term health of water. The seven-part collection is intended to raise awareness about critical challenges to our environment and spur dialogue about managing the water system and conserving Earth’s most precious resource.
Each video highlights research funded by NSF and looks at the lives of scientists, from a diversity of fields and institutions, who are hard at work on projects designed to help pave the way to a more sustainable future. The scientists explain significant challenges to managing the water supply in selected regions and cities across the United State
Curated by earthsayer
The Water Cycle
This video uses animation, graphics, and video clips to illustrate and explain each of the "flow" and "storage" processes in the Hydrologic Cycle, more commonly known as the Water Cycle: precipitation, interception, runoff, infiltration, percolation, groundwater discharge, evaporation, transpiration, evapotranspiration, and condensation.
Published on Jul 12, 2013
EarthSayers Martha Conklin; Tom Harmon; Anna Michalak
Dead Trees and Dirty Water In The Rockies
The Ogallala Aquifer
Sierra Nevada Snow Pack & Snow Melt
Los Angeles and Water Imports
Baltimore's Urban Streams
Nutrient Loading in Lake Erie