Measuring the ins and outflows of estuaries

In coastal inlets such as bays and fjords, mixing of salt water and fresh water regulates many aspects of the local environment, from nutrient concentrations to oxygen levels and the composition of phytoplankton communities. ...

Researchers gain insights into Rio Tinto microbial community

At the mouth of the Rio Tinto in southwestern Spain, acidic river water—polluted with heavy metals from ore mining and mineral weathering—mixes with the salt water of the Atlantic Ocean. Here, microorganisms that love ...

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