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2014-08-27 03:00:52

Research by Indiana University geologists suggests that an intermediate amount of vegetation -- not too little and not too much -- is most effective at stabilizing freshwater river deltas.

2012-11-08 00:53:19

Rapid advances in the new and developing field of restoration sedimentology will be needed to protect the world's river deltas from an array of threats.

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2010-06-17 13:35:16

The Gulf of Mexico: what role will the Mississippi River play in oil washing ashore and into delta wetlands?

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2009-12-12 12:51:59

Water in Earth's critical zone; declining water resources in the US west; "zebra stripes" in rock; dark energy under the sea-floor; undersea volcanic eruptions; Sumatra earthquake zone among topics.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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