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Thawing permafrost affects Alaska’s land-to-ocean river flows

January 9, 2020

A new analysis of the hydrologic cycle across the North Slope of Alaska reveals significant increases in subsurface…
Predicting the impact of climate change on bridge safety

November 29, 2019

Climate change will ultimately affect our bridges. But to what extent? That is the question addressed by NSF-funded research conducted…
Nature paper explains impact of forest management on water resources

June 25, 2019

Billions of people worldwide rely on streams flowing from forest lands for their water supply. But the link…
Scientists use radioactive tracers to determine the ages of streamflow

April 9, 2019

Watersheds store water underground in soils and weathered bedrock. How long it takes for water to flow through…
New grant will allow ISU scientists to study how prairie strips on farms affect soil health over time

April 3, 2019

Researchers at Iowa State University will test how the environmental benefits of planting strips of prairie among row…
Husker-led team aims to track the age of groundwater

September 28, 2018

If their hypothesis — that previous models overestimate how much “young” groundwater seeps into streams — proves true,…
UCI joins in launch of new NSF-funded data science and climate initiative

September 14, 2018

Investigators from UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering, Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Science, and School…
Lancaster University takes a leading role in a £4.1M flooding research programme

November 2, 2017

After the devastation of the 2007 floods, the UK Government’s “Pitt review” triggered initiatives designed to introduce “green”,…
The Perfect Storm

October 12, 2017

The Colorado River tumbles through varied landscapes, draining watersheds from seven western states. This 1,450-mile-long system is a…
Decade of data shows FEMA flood maps missed 3-in-4 claims

September 12, 2017

An analysis of flood claims in several southeast Houston suburbs from 1999 to 2009 found that the Federal…
New Mexico firm uses motion of the ocean to bring fresh water to coastal communities

July 7, 2017

Hurricane Katrina whipped up huge, powerful waves that caused severe destruction in 2005 along the U.S. Gulf Coast.…
NASA’s TES Satellite Instrument Gives New Insight into Water Cycle

September 5, 2015

  Fast Facts: › A new study uses NASA satellite measurements of hydrogen to clarify what happens to…
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