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Global hotspots for potential water disputes

Scientists of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have identified the hotspots where competition over the use of shared water resources could lead to disagreements between countries.

dateOct 16, 2018 in Environment
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Predicting flood risk better

Engineers at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum have developed a new statistical model that predicts how likely extreme flood events are in Germany. In contrast to earlier models, they distinguish between several types of floods with ...

dateSep 17, 2018 in Earth Sciences Environment
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