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AGU journal highlights -- July 16, 2013
Date:7/16/2013

The following highlights summarize research papers that have been recently published in Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences (JGR-G), Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans (JGR-C), Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth (JGR-B), and Water Resources Research (WRR).

In this release:

  1. Why freshwater organisms survived the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs
  2. Constraining bubbling of methane from thermokarst lakes
  3. Low-cost solution optimizes water quality of reservoir effluent
  4. Characterizing the dynamics of geyser eruptions
  5. Seismic studies provide new detail on transition zone below western US
  6. New global maps of surface ocean currents made from drifter data

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1. Why freshwater organisms survived the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs

Roughly 65.5 million years ago, a massive asteroid smashed into present-day Chicxulub, Mexico. The impact set fire to Earth's surface. Dust and ash darkened the sky, sending the planet into an "impact wi
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