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2009-11-15 13:05:00

Rising water temperatures are kicking up more powerful winds on Lake Superior, with consequences for currents, biological cycles, pollution and more on the world's largest lake and its smaller brethren.

2009-09-18 10:41:30

Blue-green algae has been a health hazard this summer for residents living near Menomin and Tainter lakes in Wisconsin, authorities said. Smelly algae blooms on the lakes have been linked to the death of one dog and residents have complained of skin rashes, watery eyes and sore throats, the St.

2009-09-14 07:58:00

- 0.40 oz/ton gold over 147.3 feet, including 0.83 oz/ton gold over 59.0 feet - - includes very high grade sections of 3.25 oz/ton gold over 6.6 feet and 3.82 oz/ton gold over 4.9 feet - TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY TORONTO, Sept.

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2009-08-31 07:50:00

In the small village of Dengboche at the foot of Nepal’s Himalayas, residents have watched for years as a glacier-fed lake has continued to grow, an undeniable sign that the glacier is gradually melting.

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2009-08-25 15:10:00

Lakes in Antarctica, concealed under miles of ice, require scientists to come up with creative ways to identify and analyze these hidden features.

2009-08-06 13:56:21

A U.S. and Canadian study says the low water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron during nearly all of the last decade were only natural. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Thursday the study into whether erosion in the St.

2009-07-27 15:03:00

RANDOM LAKE, Wis., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Random Lake that expands network coverage, enabling more customers in Sheboygan County to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell site, which is equipped with a permanent...

2009-07-27 13:09:00

- New deep intercept 3,776 feet below surface(1151 metres) of 0.30 oz/ton gold over 16.4 feet plus 1.19 oz/ton gold over 1.6 feet - - Robust F2 gold system continues to the southwest and to depth - - Shaft extension underway and property-wide drilling expanded by up to 20,000 metres to test other Phoenix targets - TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY TORONTO, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rubicon Minerals Corporation (RMX.TSX: RBY.NYSE-AMEX) is pleased to...

2009-07-24 15:26:46

Authorities in Travis County, Texas, said three long-lost vehicles have recently been fished out of the receding Lake Travis amid drought in the area. The Travis County Sheriff's Office said two vehicles, a 1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo that still had keys in the ignition and a Kawasaki motorcycle that had been reported stolen in June, were pulled from the lake Thursday near Pace Bend Park, the Austin American-Statesman reported Friday. The sheriff's office said a 1984 Nissan 300ZX that was...

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2009-07-23 10:50:00

By comparing clear mountain lakes with brown forest lakes the scientists have been able to show that what controls production in lakes is light.


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The Great Lakes And Their Impact On The Weather
2012-07-23 08:58:48

The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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