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A vast crater has been found in Antarctica's icy surface by the European Space Agency's CryoSat satellite. The crater was formed, scientists believe, when a lake lying under about 2 miles of ice drained suddenly.
Kris Lindahl, an experience Big Lake real estate agent, just listed another single-family home in Big Lake MN Big Lake, MN (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Edina
Leonardo da Vinci once remarked “we know more about celestial bodies than the Earth underfoot”, and in 500 years not a lot has changed - especially where most of our fresh water is concerned.
Success of Michigan lake restoration company offers hope to nutrient overloaded Colorado lakes and reservoirs. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) June 11, 2013
Increases in temperature as a result of climate change are mirrored in lake waters where temperatures are also on the rise.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found that a lake on an island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, has been relatively untouched by changes in climate for the past 7000 years, and has so far also resisted the impact of humans.
EPFL researchers have detected microplastic pollution in one of Western Europe's largest lakes, Lake Geneva, in large enough quantities to raise concern.
NASA scientists are predicting that Saturn's moon Titan is in for some wild weather during its spring and summer seasons.
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....
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...
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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