Coal mining has negative impact on freshwater stream biodiversity

Coal mining has negative impact on freshwater stream biodiversity

Coal energy is expected to remain a key component of the national electricity portfolio until 2040, according to the Energy Information Administration.  Previous research suggests that coal mining operations can negatively impact the environment.  For instance, mountaintop-mining valley fill operations, common across Appalachia, often result in bioaccumulation of toxic chemicals in fish while other mining operations acidify freshwater streams. 
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Long-term water resources data collection network is shrinking

Long-term water resources data collection network is shrinking

Though nearly 71% of the Earth is covered in water, less than 3% of Earth’s water is fresh water, and only about 0.3% is readily available to humans in lakes, streams, rivers, and wetlands.  Reliable accounting of this limited resource is therefore fundamental to manage freshwater allocations to both ecosystems and society. 
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CEWA 599: CUAHSI Virtual University

CEWA 599: CUAHSI Virtual University

FALL 2018: CUAHSI Specialized Online Hydrology Modules The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of the Hydrologic Sciences Inc. (CUAHSI) has organized online, inter- university courses to enhance the depth and breadth of graduate course offerings at universities across the nation, increase the rate of uptake of new research, and facilitate networking among our hydrologic community.The format of the course is designed to give you flexibility to select topics most relevant to you from a list of modules that are being offered by leading faculty in these specialized research niches from across the country.
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Call for Abstracts: 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Call for Abstracts: 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Call for Abstracts Now Open! The call for abstracts for the 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference – Working Together to Build a Resilient Northwest is now open. Submit your abstract for special sessions, oral presentations, and posters by Friday, June 8, 2018 to the abstract submission page.
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