Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Large Dams Can Affect Local Climate

Joshua S Hill - PlanetSave Mar 1 - '11
 New research has shown that large dams have the ability to affect the local climate, to the point of drastically altering the local rainfall in some regions. Full story here.

The Shellmouth dam and the reservoir behind it, Lake of the Prairies, in western Manitoba. (Note - this is not an area specifically mentioned in this story.) 
Photos by l.p.

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