Hydrological Sciences

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 22, 2024
12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Earth Day
610 will have an Earth Science Spirit Day on Earth Day. Wear your favorite Earth shirt and/or wear green and blue.
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Monday, April 22, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Special Climate & Radiation Laboratory Seminar
High-Resolution Simulations of Marine Cloud Brightening in Decoupled Marine Boundary Layers
Johannes Kainz, PhD candidate, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich
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Monday, April 22, 2024
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
ESSIC Seminar Series
Reconciling Observation and Model Scales: Locally Relevant Soil Moisture for Water and Climate Breakthroughs
Prof. Noemi Vergopolan, Princeton University, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Program
NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamic Laboratory
Rice University, Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
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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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NASA’s fleet of satellites see the whole Earth, every day. This year, you can celebrate Earth Day with NASA wherever you are! Host your own Earth Day...

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Scientists and disaster risk-reduction practitioners visited Nepal to view major landslide sites and better understand what satellite data reveal abou...

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Karyn Tabor (617/SSAI) and Lola Fatoyinbo (618) co-authored a paper published earlier this year in Nature Communications that was featured online and ...

Friday, December 15, 2023

Snow Water Equivalent SAR and Radiometer (SWESARR) arrived in Fairbanks, AK to take part in SnowEx led by Carrie Vuyovich (617). SWESARR flights will ...

Friday, October 20, 2023