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How Global Warming and Rising Seas will affect US Coastal Cities

A research team led by scientists from the University of Arizona have used the National Elevation Dataset produced by the U.S. Geological Survey to predict how sea level rises could affect coastal cities by 2100. This is the  first such … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Water Cycle at a Global Level

From the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. A fascinating set of 3 synchronized movies showing evaporation, water vapor, and precipitation on a flattened image of the globe. NASA doesn’t go into a whole of detail about exactly what the animations … Continue reading

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Mapping Earth’s Leaky Surface

New Scientist has a piece on the first global permeability map – showing how easily water passes through surface rocks. Apparently scientists don’t currently know just how much water there is underground, so this map could lead to greater knowledge … Continue reading

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