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River Delta Areas Can Provide Clue to Environmental Changes, Texas A&M Professor Says

May 11, 2009

earth and environment graphic Sediments released by many of the world's largest river deltas to the global oceans have been changed drastically in the last 50 years, largely as a result of human activity, says a Texas A&M University researcher. Full Story

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