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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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Image: Alakol Lake

Large chunks of broken ice float in east-central Kazakhstan's Alakol Lake in this Copernicus Sentinel-2 image from 5 April 2016.

dateSep 23, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Clear lakes disguise impaired water quality

Looks can be deceiving. Look at a hundred lakes in the agricultural heartland of the United States and you will likely see green lakes surrounded by green fields. The nitrogen and phosphorus in agricultural fertilizers that ...

dateOct 10, 2017 in Environment
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