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Calculating the role of lakes in global warming

As global temperatures rise, how will lake ecosystems respond? As they warm, will lakes—which make up only 3 percent of the landscape, but bury more carbon than the world's oceans combined—release more of the greenhouse ...

dateSep 07, 2016 in Environment
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A surprise from the depths of the Swiss lakes

A good 250 experts from the scientific and water-management fields as well as government administration and politics are coming together to hear about new findings and trends in lake research today, Tuesday 6 September. They ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Ecology
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Video: What is a rip current?

Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water that are prevalent along the East, Gulf, and West coasts of the U.S., as well as along the shores of the Great Lakes.

dateSep 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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