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In the US State of Arizona, it is not unusual to see rivers that have dried up. Some only flow in specific sections or at certain times of the year. They are known as intermittent rivers. At the...

Scientific concepts of the utmost importance, ranging from climate models to the water cycle, lack data about the height, velocity and flow rate of surface water. The joint French-US mission SWOT...

All life on Earth exists on a thin layer that surrounds the planet. To better understand this so-called "critical zone," researchers are setting up state-of-the-art instruments and creating open-...