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Lakes Missing Their Ice Cover

Ice cover on many small- and intermediate-sized lakes in the U.S. Northeast and parts of the Midwest will come later than usual this year, a reflection of continuing global warming and a stronger-than-expected El Nino phenomenon, says a University at Buffalo (UB) researcher. Kenton Stewart, a UB professor emeritus of biological sciences, gathers freeze-thaw dates […]

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Arctic Lakes Shrinking

Arctic warming could be behind a decrease in the number and size of Arctic lakes, say researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of California Los Angeles. Their study, appearing in Science, compares satellite photographs of Siberia taken in the 1970s to photographs from 1997-2004. Researcher Larry Hinzman, from the University of […]

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