“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 Importance of Springs and Why Humanity Needs to Protect Them
A new book explores why springs are critical for humanity and ecosystems, the threats they are facing, and how we can act now to protect and restore them.
Measuring the Ins and Outflows of Estuaries
Scientists modeled monitoring schemes in three different estuaries to determine instrument layouts that could effectively and efficiently measure exchanges of salt water and freshwater.
Este no es el ciclo del agua que conociste en tu infancia
El USGS (servicio geológico de los EE.UU.) acaba de sacar un diagrama del ciclo del agua completamente renovado, con los humanos como protagonistas.
High-Frequency Monitoring Reveals Riverine Nitrogen Removal
Years of daily readings provide an unprecedented view into how a submerged aquatic meadow kept nitrogen from reaching the St. Lawrence Estuary as well as insights on how climate change may alter it.
Not Your Childhood Water Cycle
The USGS just debuted a complete remaking of the water cycle diagram—with humans as headliners.
How We’re Reshaping Global Water Storage
Researchers modeled and mapped how eight key aspects of human societies affect hydrological cycles.
Protecting the Mountain Water Towers of Spain’s Sierra Nevada
Students and community members monitor the health of mountain water reserves, which capture and release water, evening out wet and dry periods downstream.
Surprise Hydrological Shifts Imperil Water Resources
Mounting evidence suggests the need for improved water planning strategies and revamped hydrological models.