Contact: Rhonda Zurn
University of Minnesota
Caption: Tall bluffs along tributaries of the Minnesota River are stark reminders of this landscape's active erosional history over the past 13,000 years. Today, accelerated bluff erosion may be one mechanism by which human-induced changes in flows are impacting water quality.
Credit: Patrick Belmont
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