River Thames

Photo: Thames Barrier Park The River Thames flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles (346 km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. Embedded Tweets “I discovered the river you see behind me here in London. I don’t know what the …

San Pedro River

Photo: Bob Wick/BLM, Recreational River Wikipedia: The San Pedro River is a northward-flowing stream originating about 10 miles (16 km) south of the international border south of Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cananea Municipality, Sonora, Mexico. The river starts at the confluence of other streams (Las Nutrias and El Sauz) just east of Sauceda, Cananea. Within …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning about water in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

Ocean

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center In a sense, there is only one ocean covering 72% of the planet. One planet, one ocean. That said five oceanic divisions are usually reckoned: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern; the last two listed are sometimes consolidated into the first three. What’s most important to note is that …

UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Photo: Henrik Johansson, Great Ocean Road The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to support efforts to reverse the cycle of decline in ocean health and gather ocean stakeholders worldwide behind a common framework that will ensure ocean science can fully support countries in creating improved conditions for …

Niagara Falls

Photo: Ken Lund, Maid of the Mist Wikipedia: Niagara Falls is three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the US state of New York. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.niagarafallsusa.com https://www.niagarafallstourism.com niagarafallsupclose.com niagara-power-vista Photos Artwork Wikipedia Niagara Falls Planeta.com USA …

Chesapeake Bay

Postcards: Chesapeake Bay Bridge, linking western and eastern shores of Maryland Chesapeake Bay, an estuary in Virginia and Maryland. Headlines Researchers study largest impact crater in the US, buried for 35 million years Elsewhere on the Web nps.gov/chba/index.htm chesapeakebay.net visitmaryland.org/places-to-go/chesapeake-bay virginia.org/regions/ChesapeakeBay App – FWS Fort McHenry National Monument Photos Wikipedia Chesapeake Bay Planeta.com Estuary Virginia …

Seas

Photo: Tasman Sea Sea = Smaller, partly landlocked sections of the ocean and certain large, entirely landlocked, saltwater lakes, such as the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea Examples The Caspian Sea is the world’s largest inland body of water, variously classed as the world’s largest lake or a full-fledged sea. The Dead Sea is …

Estuary

Buzzwords Wikipedia: An estuary is a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea Elsewhere on the Web Estuary Facts – NOAA Soundsurvey.org.uk http://www.soundsurvey.org.uk/index.php/tidal-thames/rachel-lichtenstein New Zealand https://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/habitats/estuaries/our-estuaries The #OurEstuaries community resource will help you explore and learn …