Author Archives: John Luke Salter

Read And Response 1: The Truth About Coal and Mercury Response

In the Forbes article “The Truth About Guns” the author speaks about the idea that the coal-electricity industry is not to be held fully accountable for the methylmercury in the atmosphere.  By speaking about the other, more prominent sources of … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Nuclear Waste Management

When looking at the future of energy production in the United States, the fossil fuel sources loom high above the rest in percentages. With the increasing efficiency of several different renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaic cells and tidal turbines, … Continue reading

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Center Pivot Irrigation and The Ogallala Aquifer

The Ogallala Aquifer is an underground water source used by many farmers and ranchers in the Great Plains region to utilize land that would be unable to be farmed for grain without its use. Center pivot irrigation systems are the … Continue reading

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Math Test

\alpha 1.\(x^3 – 3x^3 – 10x = 0\) 2.\((1 + r)^n\) 3.\((5.7 \times 10^{-8}) \times (1.6 \times 10^{12}) = 9.12 \times 10^4\) 4.\(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi\sigma T^4R^2\) 5. \(12 \text{km} \times \frac{0.6 \text{mile}}{1 \text{km}} \approx 7.2 \text{miles}\) \[12 \text{km} \times \frac{0.6 \text{mile}}{1 … Continue reading

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Assignment 1: Ogallala Aquifer Draft

The Ogallala Aquifer is an underground water source used by many farmers and ranchers in the Great Plains region to utilize land that would be unable to be farmed for grain without its use. Center pivot irrigation systems are the … Continue reading

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Bibliography 1: Ogallala Aquifer

Topic: Consistent and increasing decline of the water levels and depth of water table in the Great Plains Aquifers, specifically the Ogallala Aquifer. The idea is to use the water more efficiently and sparingly so it can last much longer. … Continue reading

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Introductory Post: John Luke Salter

Hello All, My name is John Luke Salter; I go by John Luke or Luke, whichever suits you. I am in my last semester pursuing a degree in Agricultural Sciences, with minor studies in Poultry and Avian Science and Animal … Continue reading

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