New research shows that human consumption in southwestern states accounts for 76 percent of all water usage in the Colorado River Basin.
A recent collection of grants worth approximately $880,000 from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will pave the way for many Great Lakes programs and research.
Scientists in Switzerland have coupled existing technologies to improve the study of freshwaters. By linking flow cytometry, a technology originally designed for the medical field, and a profiling buoy, scientists[…]
Researchers have recently descended to Pavilion Lake in British Columbia to study the origin of freshwater microbialites, which are carbonate structures that are formed in water with the assistance of microorganisms. The project, known as the Pavilion Lake Research Project, aims to study these structures due to their similarities to microbialites that—fossil records show—existed in Earth’s early development.