Water

Tidal Vortices in the Sea of Okhotsk
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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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A Seasonal Emerald in the Sahel
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A Seasonal Emerald in the Sahel

The Inland Delta of the Niger River is one of the world’s most productive wetlands.

Published Nov 28, 2021

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Silting the Cold Sea
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Silting the Cold Sea

Greenland’s glaciers grind rock into a fine powder that discolors meltwater and often makes beautiful patterns as it mixes with seawater.

Published Nov 29, 2021

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Sediment Swirls Off the Yucatán
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Sediment Swirls Off the Yucatán

Suspended limestone offshore hints at a 66-million-year-old story.

Published Nov 22, 2021

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An Ice Tongue Reaching for Land
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An Ice Tongue Reaching for Land

Perito Moreno is one of the few glaciers on Earth that are not retreating.

Published Nov 21, 2021

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