Hydrological Sciences

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 30, 2024
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Goddard on the Green
All employees are invited to join Center Director Dr. Makenzie Lystrup on the Goddard Mall, the grassy area in front of Building 8, for Goddard on the Green – a celebration of all things Goddard!
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Tuesday, June 04, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Canceled: GMAO Seminar Series on Earth System Science
Paul Dirmeyer - George Mason University
To Be Rescheduled
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Tuesday, June 04, 2024
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Engineering Colloquium
What Are the Biggest Auto Safety Blunders… Past, Present, and Future… and What Can Be Done So We’re All Safer?
(Part of Goddard's Safety Awareness Campaign)
Byron Bloch,Auto Safety Expert
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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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Karyn Tabor (617/SSAI) and Lola Fatoyinbo (618) co-authored a paper published earlier this year in Nature Communications that was featured online and in print in The New York Times. “How Much Can Forests Fight Climate Change? A Sensor in Space Has Answers.” The article highlights their research using GEDI to quantify the contribution of protected areas for climate mitigation....

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