Hydrological Sciences
 

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Special Seminar: An Introduction to Equity as an Environmental Justice KPI
Please join us for a special seminar presented by Christian Braneon (Code 611) in observation of Intersectional Environmentalism Day (May 28).

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Scientific Colloquium
Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing: Updates from NANOGrav and the IPTA
Thankful Cromartie (Naval Research Laboratory)
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
New Date: Bird Walk
Rescheduled from May 15.

With spring migration in full swing, join us for a relaxing bird stroll at Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge. We hope to have other colleagues, including from the 600-wide retreat and the Goddard Photo Club picnic, join us as well.
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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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