Hypersaline polychaetes

Geoff Read g.read at niwa.cri.nz
Mon Jun 7 17:50:23 EST 1999


> This question arises from 
> research in the Salton Sea in California, USA.  This sea is man-made 
> accident (early 1900's) and currently has a salinity of about 47 and rising.  

The terraformers get it wrong again. For background there is a recent item 
in Science:

Kaiser, J. 1999. Battle over a dying sea.— Science, 284 (2 April) :28-30.

Also a web page:
http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/salton/SaltonSeaHomePage.html

However that is a minor problem compared with the scale of the Aral Sea 
disaster:  

Stone, R. 1999. Coming to grips with the Aral Sea's grim legacy.— 
Science, 284 (2 April) :30-33.


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