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Tuesday, 01 October 2013 07:07

Permafrost: The Tipping Time Bomb

Published in Lena
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Permafrost Laboratory : Lena River Delta

The Lena River Delta is a very change sensitive region at the North Siberian land-ocean boundary and situated in the continuous permafrost zone. This sensitivity makes the Lena River Delta an important Arctic region to study early impacts of global change (permafrost degradation, coastal erosion, sea level rise, changes in fluvial discharge, land cover change, etc.).
Published in Lena
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 12:20

Bolivia to protect its wetlands

Published in Desaguadero

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Recent climate changes have had significant impact on high-mountain glacial environment. Rapid melting of snow/ice and heavy rainfall has resulted in the formation and expansion of moraine-dammed lakes, creating a potential danger from dammed lake outburst floods1. On 16 and 17 June 2013, heavy rains together with moraine dammed lake (Chorabari Lake) burst caused flooding of Saraswati and Mandakini Rivers in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand...
Published in Upper Ganges

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