Tropical soil disturbance could be hidden source of CO2

Thousand-year-old tropical soil unearthed by accelerating deforestation and agriculture land use could be unleashing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to a new study from researchers at Florida State University.

Researchers calculate how river networks move across a landscape

Large river networks—such as those that funnel into the Colorado and Mississippi rivers—may seem to be permanent features of a landscape. In fact, many rivers define political boundaries that have been in place for centuries.

How climate change reduced the flow of the Colorado River

The massive Colorado River, which provides water for seven US states, has seen its flow reduced by 20 percent over the course of a century—and more than half of that loss is due to climate change, according to new research ...

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