Global Map (IMAGE) University of Göttingen Caption Global map of the magnitude of fresh groundwater discharge at the world's coastlines. The map highlights coastal discharge hotspots where groundwater discharge is high enough to pose a risk for pollution of coastal ecosystems. Credit Elco Luijendijk, University of Göttingen Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.