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WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Climate change projections indicate a steady increase in temperature progressing through the 21st century, generally resulting in snowpack reductions, changes to the timing of snowmelt, altered streamflows, and reductions in soil moisture.
An endorheic basin, from the Ancient Greek endon, meaning “within” and rhein, meaning “to flow”, is a closed drainage basin that holds onto water and does not allow outflow to other external bodies of water, such as oceans or rivers, but joins instead into lakes or swamps, seasonal or permanent, that equilibrate via evaporation. Basins such as these might also be referred to as closed or terminal basin or as internal drainage systems. Usually, water that has built up in a drainage...
- a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.