“Blue water” is the water in rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. A new NASA mission will track blue water levels globally at least once a month. Early Adopters are eager and ready to use the data!
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for climate modeling and for the discovery of multifractals to describe intermittency and the scaling dynamics of climate variables, including extremes.
Mapping surface water loss from satellite data confirms decreases away from urban areas. A simple exponential distance-decay model approximates the impact of urbanization.