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Monday, 12 November 2012 00:00

The Shrinking Aral Sea (Earth Observatory)

Although irrigation made the desert bloom, it devastated the Aral Sea. This series of images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite documents the changes (2000-2012).

Published in Aral Sea
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 08:29

Great Salt Lake, Utah (USGS)

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has measured the elevation of Great Salt Lake since 1875 and conducted many studies on the hydrology, salinity, water quality, and ecology of the lake. Currently, the USGS operates lake elevation gages at Saltair Marina, Saline (north arm), and on the railroad causeway near Promontory Point.

Published in Salt Lake
Friday, 02 November 2012 10:44

Lake Chad under threat