Hydrological Sciences

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 04, 2024
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
ESSIC Seminar Series
New Pathways for Particle Formation and Growth in the Atmosphere
Prof. Neil M. Donahue, Carnegie Mellon University
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Tuesday, March 05, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter 2024 GMAO Seminar Series on Earth System Science
The NASA Western Water Applications Office: Putting NASA data to work to inform water management in the western U.S.
Stephanie Granger, Program Manager and Technical Group Supervisor, NASA JPL
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Tuesday, March 05, 2024
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
NASA Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) Policy Speaker Series
Forest Guardian: Saving Mexico's Forests Using EO, Coding, and a Pinch of Legal Insights
Heriberto Padilla Ibarra, CEO, Innovaciones Tecnológicas de Iberoamérica S.C. (Mexican Technology Company)
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Featured Videos

The Science of Snow: Digging for Data

It takes a lot of field work in challenging conditions to gather important snow data. This is the story of NASA’s last SnowEx campaign and those who participated in it.

SnowEx Sets Sights on Alaska

NASA’s SnowEx ground and airborne campaign is a multiyear effort using a variety of techniques to study snow characteristics, and the team concludes their final year in Alaska. Project Scientist Carrie Vuyovich previews the campaign ahead.

Water Cycle Extremes: Droughts and Pluvials

This visualization shows extremes of the water cycle over a twenty-year period (2002-2021) based on observations from the GRACE and GRACE-FO satellites.

Deep Concern About Food Security in Eastern Africa

According to a July 2022 report from the International Food Security and Nutrition Working Group, the worst drought conditions in 70 years across the Horn of Africa have more than 16 million people coping with a shortage of drinking water.


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