The area of Gornje Podunavlje is extremely flood-prone, as well as the entire territory of the upper Danube on the left bank of the river, and it continues on the right bank, known as Kopački Rit. The geological material is represented by quarterly creations, which make the reticulated layer of Pliocene sediments. Soil is alluvial river values, mostly recent fresh alluvium, which is performed by new precipitation of materials every…
Thursday, 27 May 2021 09:08

Evolve under the climate change

Crop evapotranspiration assessment under climate change in the Pannonian basin during 1991–2050 (An excerpt from the paper Nistor et al., 2017) Food resources and cultivated areas are one of the priorities of the development and sustainability agenda for humanity’s future. Even if the globe is an endless source of food, the costs and good management of territories make a real difference between many agricultural regions of the world. In this…
CLIMATE CHANGE, POLLUTION, BAD MANAGEMENT Water - the most critical resource How much water do we use in food production? Water resources in risk (BOD, N, El. Cond) (www.worldbank.org/qualityunkown) Number of water quality parameters violated in Europe 2000/2012 Global fertilizer production and consumption 1961/2014 Average water treatment costs (WB 2019) Global decline of fresh-water fish population Emissions of plastic waste in rivers and oceans Water resource problems in Serbia Only…
Wednesday, 05 May 2021 15:40

Water in the Universe

Hydrogen is the most common element in the universe, where it makes about 90% of atoms or 75% of the mass of ordinary matter. About 10% of atoms are helium and all other elements are about 1%. Of this, slightly less than half is oxygen, the third most common element in Cosmos. So it is not surprising that water is everywhere in the Universe. Looking at the oceans of our…
Monday, 26 April 2021 11:25

Our Natural Opportunity

Water is an exceptionally attractive motive to generate sustainable - “soft” - tourism activities. Activities for investors, operators and above all the guests/ market. Water is not only a life guaranteeing ingredient (one cannot live without water), but it does also have as well a strong emotional dimension. This aspect is one of the underlying causes for tourism-related water activities. Water & Tourism - a pragmatic - overview on 5…
Monday, 26 April 2021 10:46

Clean Water Abundance

Today, 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water. And waterborne diseases claim 830,000 lives a year, most of them children. Nearly half the globe already experiences water scarcity at least one month per year. And by 2050, according to the UN, this number could reach up to 5.7 billion people. Yet climate change, our rapidly ballooning population, and consistently poor resource management aren’t helping matters. The annual…
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