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  1. A mountain stream with snow in the background.

    Water resources to become less predictable with climate change

    Water resources will fluctuate increasingly and become more difficult to predict in snow-dominated regions across the Northern Hemisphere, new research shows.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  2. Hoover Dam

    New method can predict summer rainfall in the Southwest months in advance

    Scientists have developed a method to estimate summer rainfall in the Southwest months in advance.

    • Climate,
    • Water,
    • Weather

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  3. Bathymetric map of Lake Malawi

    Scientists map underwater topography of more than 1.4 million lakes and reservoirs worldwide

    Scientists have used artificial intelligence techniques to create a publicly available dataset of the underwater topography, or bathymetry, of more than 1.4 million inland lakes and reservoirs around the world.

    • Water

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  4. View of flooding in Germany in 2021

    Flooding patterns expected to change with future warming

    Climate change will significantly alter future patterns of flooding, with moderate storms having mixed impacts but extreme storms generating more devastating and frequent flooding.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  5. Oil painting of a juvenile loggerhead turtle by NCAR scientist and co-author Kristen Krumhardt

    High-resolution ocean model provides insight into sea turtles’ lost years

    An exquisitely detailed global ocean model simulation from NCAR has given scientists rare insight into where baby sea turtles may go in their “lost years” after they scramble off the sandy beaches where they are born and swim into the open ocean.

    • Water

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