Saturday, March 30, 2013

Climate change expected to increase Snake River's sediment load tenfold

I grew up near the Snake in southeastern Idaho. Used to fish for trout just below the American Falls Dam (caught chub mostly). The climate change-created sediment load for this river, described by Idaho Statesman reporter Rocky  Barker in this article, is astounding. But also consider what will happen to other North American waterways.

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