Rising Stream and River Temperatures in the United States

Rising Stream and River Temperatures in the United States

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Kaushal, S. S., Likens, G. E., Jaworski, N. A., Pace, M. L., Sides, A. M., Seekell, D. 2010. Rising Stream and River Temperatures in the United States. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The Ecological Society of America. 8, 9. 461-466

Analysis, Assessment, Climate change, Ecosystem, Fresh water, Streams, Urban, Urbanization, Water quality, Climate, Temperature, Aquatic community, Aquatic ecosystems

This study analyzed historical temperature data of 40 stream sites throughout the United States and showed that half of those sites experienced statistically significant, long-term increases in temperature. These temperature increases were most rapid in urbanizing areas, but warming was not confined to these areas.

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