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2012-01-05 13:33:42

According to findings published in the journal Nature, Russian river water was diverted hundreds of miles to a different part of the ocean in response to a decades-long shift in atmospheric pressure. Researchers found that a low pressure pattern created by the Arctic Oscillation from 2005 to 2008 drew Russian river water away from the Eurasian Basin and into the Beaufort Sea. This diversion resulted in adding 10 feet of freshwater over the central part of the Beaufort Sea. "Knowing...

2010-10-20 10:39:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Healdsburg announced today that the Russian River is experiencing ideal conditions for kayaking and canoeing due to Sonoma County Water Agency's unprecedented release of water flow from Lake Mendocino. The increased water flow, though designed to prepare the over saturated lake for this season's rainfall and aid Chinook salmon migration, has also fostered the river's best paddling conditions, never before seen this time of year. With...

2010-03-01 09:54:00

SAUSALITO, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Friends of the Eel River (FOER) brought legal action before the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board), in an attempt to stop Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), from destroying two northern California rivers essential to the restoration of California's once-vibrant billion dollar salmon industry. The FOER legal action challenges the diversion of almost all of the flow of the Eel River to PG&E's Potter Valley...

2008-06-19 12:00:00

By Kevin Klott, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Jun. 19--DEEP CREEK -- The halibut fishing got crazy around 5:30 Monday afternoon as the incoming tide began to slack in the icy waters of the Cook Inlet. A plume of steam rose from Mount Iliamna several miles north, the Cook Inlet bluffs looked like skyscrapers to the east and sun glimmered off the rolling sea. But 200 feet below Dan Retzinger's 22-foot Hewescraft, a party of flatfish was getting started -- and all five of Retzinger's guests...


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