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Hydropower dams cool rivers in the Mekong River basin, satellites show

19:00 EST 12 Feb 2020 | AAAS

(University of Washington) Using 30 years of satellite data, UW researchers discovered that within one year of the opening of a major dam in the Mekong River basin, downstream river temperatures during the dry season dropped by up to 3.6 degrees F (2 degrees C).

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