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Dirt Plays Important Part In Making Clean Water
2013-02-18 11:35:41

Rivers, lakes, and oceans may play a large role in the water cycle, but many people don’t realize that one of the biggest factors in keeping water clean lies just below their feet.

2013-02-08 23:01:51

Lawns can be seriously damaged or destroyed by flooding.

2013-01-29 16:44:29

Understanding how our water catchments react to natural disturbances, may offer hydrologists greater insight into how to manage our water supplies.

2013-01-14 10:32:05

Invading seawater threatens to pollute or destroy scores of Australia’s coastal water supplies.

2012-12-27 14:36:40

The discovery of ‘wonky holes’ – strange freshwater seeps resembling miniature volcanoes on the seafloor – is giving Australian water scientists important new insights into the nation’s groundwater resources, and how they may be used by coastal communities.

Using Math To Better Understand River, Valley Networks
2012-12-06 16:23:13

Rivers and valleys form intricate branching patterns, which have inspired some scientists to develop a theoretical understanding of river-network geometry.

2012-11-26 14:16:53

Australia should prepare now for dry times ahead by ‘banking’ its water underground when rainfall is plentiful.

Previous Predictions Of Groundwater Flooding Doubles With Future Sea Level Rise
2012-11-12 11:08:42

Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) published a study today in Nature Climate Change showing that besides marine inundation (flooding), low-lying coastal areas may also be vulnerable to "groundwater inundation," a factor largely unrecognized in earlier predictions on the effects of sea level rise (SLR).


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.