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California's Two Largest River Basins At Near-Record Low Water Levels
2014-02-03 13:11:43

In response to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent proclamation of a drought emergency in California, a team of scientists from the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling (UCCHM) at the University of California, Irvine has updated research on the state’s two largest river basins -- the source of most its water.

2012-11-26 14:16:53

Australia should prepare now for dry times ahead by ‘banking’ its water underground when rainfall is plentiful.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.