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Water clarity levels improve in Lake Tahoe

Clarity levels at Lake Tahoe in 2014 showed the biggest improvements in more than a decade, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis, who have studied the lake for the last half century. 

dateApr 08, 2015 in Environment
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NASA image: Rim Fire update Sept. 02, 2013

The Rim Fire in and around Yosemite National Park, which began on August 17, 2013 is now the fourth largest fire in California's history. According to Inciweb.org for Sept. 02, 2013: "The Rim Fire grew approximately 8,310 ...

dateSep 03, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Rim Fire in California

The Rim Fire began in California on August 17, 2013. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. This fire is treacherous and has tripled in size in the last few days to now over 106,000 acres. The fire had been 5% ...

dateAug 26, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Lake Tahoe clarity improves, outlook not so clear

While clarity improved at Lake Tahoe for a second straight year in 2012, long-term trends show that climate change is impacting the Lake Tahoe Basin with drier years, less precipitation, higher lake temperatures and projected ...

dateAug 08, 2013 in Environment
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