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Water

Kolyma’s Annual Purge
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Kolyma’s Annual Purge

Every June, the Kolyma River thaws and carries organic materials that stain the Arctic Ocean.

Published Jul 12, 2019

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Iceland’s Waters Abloom
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Iceland’s Waters Abloom

July 2019 brought the latest display of a phytoplankton bloom that occurs every year in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Published Jul 12, 2019

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Scientists Discover the Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World
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Scientists Discover the Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World

The record-breaking belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico, and it is likely here to stay.

Published Jul 8, 2019

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Atmospheric River Swells Terrestrial Rivers
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Atmospheric River Swells Terrestrial Rivers

In late June 2019, a potent atmospheric river event carried soaking rain into southern Chile, dropping nearly a month’s worth of precipitation in just 48 hours.

Published Jul 5, 2019

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Long View of the Mississippi River Delta
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Long View of the Mississippi River Delta

The river drains water and sediment from 31 U.S. states, delivering both to the Gulf of Mexico via the Atchafalaya and Mississippi River deltas.

Published Jul 5, 2019

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