Topics: Freshwater Ecosystems: Rivers & Streams
This Missouri Botanical Garden Freshwater Ecosystems topics page covers rivers and streams. It includes sections on: what a watershed is; watershed scientific concepts like surface runoff, infiltration, and water pollution; how a stream becomes a river; when rivers run into the ocean; cross section of river zones; the longest rivers in the world; and hydroelectric power and dams. It also includes links to rivers and streams web sites and the Multimedia Animals Encyclopedia.
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