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11 trillion gallons of water needed to end California

11 trillion gallons of water needed to end California drought, NASA data suggests

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) have called it the worst drought in 1,200 years, and now NASA researchers have put a staggering...

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2014-12-16 12:21:06

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It will take about 11 trillion gallons of water (42 cubic kilometers) -- around 1.5 times the maximum volume of the largest U.S.

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2010-10-05 09:07:18

Freshwater is flowing into Earth's oceans in greater amounts every year, a team of researchers has found, thanks to more frequent and extreme storms linked to global warming.

2009-08-12 12:52:46

Using satellite data, UC Irvine and NASA hydrologists have found that groundwater beneath northern India has been receding by as much as 1 foot per year over the past decade – and they believe human consumption is almost entirely to blame.


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