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New Study Shows Rising Water Temperatures in U.S. Streams and Rivers
April 6, 2010
New research by a team of ecologists and hydrologists shows that water temperatures are increasing in many streams and rivers throughout the United States. The research, published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, documents that 20 major U.S. streams and rivers--including such prominent rivers as the Colorado, Potomac, Delaware and Hudson--have shown statistically significant long-term warming.
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
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