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Cyclone rusty's rains stirred up sediment

In the wake of Cyclone Rusty's heavy rains from the week of Feb. 25 when it made landfall near Port Hedland on the Pilbara coast of Western Australia, sediment filled many rivers and tributaries that flowed northwest into ...

dateMar 05, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Researchers model behavior of stream flow

Eighty billion metric tons is an unfathomable amount to the human brain. Yet that number is the estimation of the global amount of sediment eroded on a yearly basis over the continental surface of the earth. An estimated ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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