Delaware Environmental Institute

Category: Environmental Monitoring

  • USGS survey of Delaware Bay area for water research

    Delaware EPSCoR Project WiCCED sponsored the USGS to survey the Delaware Bay Area for data to improve understanding of groundwater salinity and below-ground geology.  Rising sea level, increasing frequency and intensity of coastal storms and increasing

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  • Groundwater is Delaware’s — and the world’s — greatest hidden treasure | Opinion

    The most precious resource beneath the earth’s surface isn’t oil or diamonds. It’s groundwater. This year, groundwater is the focus of World Water Day, observed March 22. Although we can’t see it, there is more than 1,000 times more water in the ground

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  • John Callahan

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  • Carolyn Voter

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  • Tian-Jian Hsu

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  • Shangjia Dong

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  • Sambeeta Das

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  • Xi Peng

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  • Michael Crossley

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  • Mapping global urban land for the 21st century with data-driven simulations and Shared Socioeconomic Pathways

    Urban land expansion is one of the most visible, irreversible, and rapid types of land cover/land use change in contemporary human history, and is a key driver for many environmental and societal changes across scales. Yet spatial projections of how much and where it may occur are often limited to short-term futures and small geographic areas. Here we produce a first empirically-grounded set of global, spatial urban land projections over the 21st century.

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