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Researchers Model Behavior of Stream Flow


December 10, 2012

Panos Diplas Eighty billion metric tons is an unfathomable amount to the human brain. Yet that number is the estimation of the global amount of sediment eroded on a yearly basis over the continental surface of the earth. An estimated 20 billion of these metric tons end up in the ocean water via rivers. Full Story

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