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The Fate of Sediment When Freshwater Meets Saltwater

February 18, 2016 - in Uncategorized

Two recent USGS investigations have measured sedimentation rates along the barely perceptible slope of rivers as they empty into estuaries. The findings of these studies have important implications for the restoration of estuaries — for example, the Chesapeake…

Multiple Satellite Eyes to Track Algal Threat to U.S. Freshwater

April 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Water

RESTON, Va., April 7, 2015—Four federal agencies including the U.S. Geological Survey have joined forces in an effort to transform satellite data into…