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Water

The Expansion of Shanghai
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The Expansion of Shanghai

The Chinese city has reclaimed land from shallow coastal waters at a rapid rate.

Published Dec 10, 2019

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Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes
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Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes

A blast of cold air from Canada is fueling lake effect snow in several states.

Published Dec 10, 2019

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Sediment Sloshes in Solway Firth
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Sediment Sloshes in Solway Firth

Fjords and funnel-shaped bays and inlets are often the scene of dramatic tidal changes and sediment loads.

Published Dec 6, 2019

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Lake Oahe, South Dakota
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Lake Oahe, South Dakota

The fourth largest man-made reservoir in North America extends from Pierre, South Dakota, to Bismarck, North Dakota.

Published Dec 6, 2019

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A Bloom in the Strait of Hormuz
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A Bloom in the Strait of Hormuz

A phytoplankton bloom appeared in one of the world’s busiest oil waterways.

Published Dec 5, 2019

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