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Study uses seismic noise to track water levels in underground aquifers

Seismic noise—the low-level vibrations caused by everything from subway trains to waves crashing on the beach—is most often something seismologists work to avoid. They...

Deep water aquifer acts like natural bio-reactor, allowing microbes to consume...

Just about all life on Earth -- from the jumbo-jet-sized blue whale to tiny microbes -- use carbon in one form or another. In the...

Mountain glaciers recharge vital aquifers

Small mountain glaciers play a big role in recharging vital aquifers and in keeping rivers flowing during the winter, according to a new study...

Two major U.S. aquifers contaminated by natural uranium

Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according...

Study finds missing piece of biogeochemical puzzle in aquifers

A study published today in Science by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory may dramatically shift our understanding of the...

Enormous aquifer discovered under Greenland ice sheet

Buried underneath compacted snow and ice in Greenland lies a large liquid water reservoir that has now been mapped by researchers using data from...

Finding Freshwater Aquifers in the Desert with Radar Sounding

 A NASA-led team has used radar sounding technology developed to explore the subsurface of Mars to create high-resolution maps of freshwater aquifers buried deep...

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