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New NASA data show how the world is running out of water

“This has really been our first chance to see how these large reservoirs change over time,” said Gordon Grant, a research hydrologist at Oregon State University, who was not involved in the studies.

Let the River Run

“Whether you instantaneously remove a structure or you take it down in stages turns out to be a huge determinant about the nature and mechanism of the downstream erosion,” says Gordon Grant, a geomorphologist at the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station in Corvallis, Ore. “We sort of knew this, but we hadn’t really explored and understood it. How does a river get its teeth back into all this stored sediment?”

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