A new study found that the Jehol Biota had chilly temperatures and high altitudes when feathered dinosaurs roamed the slopes.
Canals, dammed reservoirs, irrigation ditches, and pollution are changing species diversity, microbial communities, and nutrient levels in aquatic zones across the planet.
Reduced clarity in two northeastern Pennsylvania lakes has resulted in warmer surface water and cooler bottom water despite stable regional air temperatures during the past 3 decades.
Do water levels in high-latitude Canadian lakes fluctuate as one body or as separate entities? The answer could reveal clues to how melting permafrost influences the environment.
Clear lake water under highly polluted conditions might necessitate a rethink of water management policies and pollutant mitigation.