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Study shows how river channels adjust to large sediment supplies

The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new...

From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a ‘chaotic solar system’

Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has...

Plant roots built beachhead for life on land

Plants -- even relatively small ones -- played a crucial role in establishing a beachhead for life on land, according to recent work by...

Sediments control methane release to the ocean

Methane is stored under the sea floor, concentrated in form of hydrates, crystalline ice structures that stay stable under high pressure and in low...

Rainbow Sediment Stratum, Oued Metlili Ghardaia, Algeria

It's Outcrop of sedimentary rocks of the Albian "Early Cretaceous". Metlili is a town and commune, and capital of Métlili District, in Ghardaïa Province, Algeria. Metlili...

Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change

Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration was the major driver behind the global climatic shifts that occurred between 53 and 34 million years ago, according to...

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