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March Science Picks -- Leads, Feeds and Story Seeds
Released: 3/6/2009 6:30:00 AM

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Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624



In this edition of USGS Science Picks, discover how erosion is doubling along part of Alaska's Arctic coast, a variety of chemicals have been found in the waters flowing into Lake Champlain, and you are needed to help take the pulse of our planet. You can also learn about new insight on the possibility for abrupt climate change this century, how shorebird survival is being threatened in the Delaware Bay, and what it takes to give a manatee a physical. In addition, get your hands on new research finding that the Congo River is perhaps the deepest river in the world. If you would like to receive Science Picks via e-mail, would like to change the recipient or no longer want to receive it, please e-mail jrobertson@usgs.gov.

March Highlights:

  • Erosion Doubles Along Part of Alaska's Arctic Coast
  • Chemicals Found Flowing into Lake Champlain
  • Help Keep an Eye on Climate Change
  • Abrupt Climate Change: Will It Happen this Century?
  • Harvest of Horseshoe Crabs Threatens Shorebird Survival
  • Well Worth Checking Out: Ground Water Awareness Week
  • How Do You Give a Manatee a Physical?
  • Congo River is Almost as Deep as an Ocean!
  • Aircraft and Birds Learning to Share the Sky
  • Limestone in Your Breakfast Cereal?
  • Ozarks Hold Species Found Nowhere Else on Earth
  • Understanding Mercury Contamination in Desert Climates


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