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Mississippi River Sediments Plentiful Enough To Rebuild Shrinking Delta
2014-04-21 12:58:29

While flood-control measures have kept the Mississippi River from disrupting commerce and transportation along the waterways of southern Louisiana, they have also reduced the amount of wetland-preserving sediment flowing into the river’s delta.

Economical Solutions For Maintaining Critical Delta Environments
2013-12-10 08:47:46

Millions of people across the world live or depend on deltas for their livelihoods.

2011-04-08 08:30:00

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2010-09-28 20:12:21

A new report from the National Research Council says that more organized and systematic procedures for gathering and evaluating data on Missouri River sediment are required to improve decisions and better manage the river's ecosystem, including protecting endangered species and developing water quality standards.

2010-09-27 15:40:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- iMoveGREEN, an agent for Bekins Van Lines, is the premier green moving company in the United States and is now certified BED BUG FREE.

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2009-06-24 13:25:00

University of Chicago researchers recently showed that dry granular materials such as sands, seeds and grains have properties similar to liquid, forming water-like droplets when poured from a given source.

2009-01-08 17:29:17

Pebbles that become part of clastic rocks in places like Arizona's Lower Antelope Canyon don't move with the wind but against it, a geosciences professor said. Rather than being pushed into formations, the pebbles, or clasts, have the loose sand around them removed by the wind, Andrew Leier of the University of Calgary said in the journal Geology. The sand removal causes scour-pits to form on the wind side of larger clasts, and the pebbles eventually fall toward the wind into the scours, he...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.