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Water mission reveals insight into Amazon plume

( -- ESA's SMOS water mission has taken another step forward by demonstrating that it will lead to a better understanding of ocean circulation. Using preliminary data, scientists can clearly see how surface currents ...

dateSep 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Warmer climate makes Baltic more salty

Science has long believed that a warmer climate will increase river runoff to the Baltic Sea, thus making the inland sea less salty. However, a new extensive study from the University of Gothenburg reveals that the effect ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Jordan River could die by 2011: report

The once mighty Jordan River, where Christians believe Jesus was baptised, is now little more than a polluted stream that could die next year unless the decay is halted, environmentalists said on Monday.

dateMay 02, 2010 in Environment
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First images from ESA's water mission

In less than four months since launch, the first calibrated images are being delivered by ESA's SMOS mission. These images of 'brightness temperature' translate into clear information on global variations of soil moisture ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Space Exploration
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