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October 27, 2019
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Why Everyone Should Be The Global Warming Skeptic?

Global warming is the long-term rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system. It is a major aspect of current climate change, and has been demonstrated by direct temperature measurement and by measurements of various effects of the warming.The term commonly refers to … Continue reading

December 20, 2013
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Study Offers Economical Solutions for Maintaining Critical Delta Environments

Millions of people across the world live or depend on deltas for their livelihoods. Formed at the lowest part of a river where its water flow slows and spreads into the sea, deltas are sediment-rich, biodiverse areas, a valuable source … Continue reading

July 28, 2013
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SMART scholar

Oceanography graduate student lands scholarship supporting wetland research Growing up along Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, Brandon Boyd spent a lot of time hunting for waterfowl and fishing for speckled trout in marshes and swamps. There, wetlands are a way … Continue reading

May 6, 2012
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Increasing Speed of Greenland Glaciers Gives New Insight for Rising Sea Level

Changes in the speed that ice travels in more than 200 outlet glaciers indicates that Greenland’s contribution to rising sea level in the 21st century might be significantly less than the upper limits some scientists thought possible, a new study … Continue reading

November 3, 2011
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Flash Forward 100 Years: Climate Change Scenarios in California’s Bay-Delta

USGS scientists and academic colleagues investigated how California’s interconnected San Francisco Bay and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (the Bay-Delta system) is expected to change from 2010 to 2099 in response to both fast and moderate climate warming scenarios. Results indicate that … Continue reading

May 4, 2011
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After a Three-Decade Hiatus, Sea-Level Rise May Return to the West Coast

WASHINGTON — The West Coast of North America has caught a break that has left sea level in the eastern North Pacific Ocean steady during the last few decades, but there is evidence that a change in wind patterns may … Continue reading