Lake Berryessa

Lake Berryessa

The reservoir provides water for Napa wine country and for cities in Northern California.

Published Dec 5, 2021

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Mount Michael, Volcano Track or Plume?

Mount Michael, Volcano Track or Plume?

The nearly 1,000-meter-tall volcano in the South Sandwich Islands frequently finds a way to put on a show.

Published Dec 4, 2021

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Mapping Marine Microplastics

Mapping Marine Microplastics

Researchers used satellite data to detect and track masses of plastic floating in the ocean.

Published Dec 3, 2021

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Venice Holds Back the Adriatic Sea

Venice Holds Back the Adriatic Sea

A long-awaited system of movable floodgates is starting to protect the city from the highest tides.

Published Dec 2, 2021

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Tidal Vortices in the Sea of Okhotsk

Tidal Vortices in the Sea of Okhotsk

Strong tides create laminar and turbulent flow patterns in waters off far eastern Russia.

Published Dec 1, 2021

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