Precisely measuring supplies of meltwater could help farmers in the US plan what they plant in order to battle a changing climate
The lesser flamingo of Kenya and Tanzania is a near-threatened species that feeds on bacterial biomass growing in the soda lakes of the Rift Valley. This interdisciplinary project investigates the connections between ecological and hydrological processes in alkaline-saline lakes, and demonstrates how satellite data can contribute to remote monitoring of ecosystems.
The improper selection of indicators of water resources can lead to inaccurate estimates of supply and may complicate the management of these vital resources. This paper discusses the benefits of using Earth observation technology in the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program for estimating water resources in Poland.
Despite the importance of New Zealand’s groundwater resources, we still lack essential information related to their basic properties which are required to avoid overexploitation of resources and water scarcity situations where humans and the economy will be stressed due to insufficient water supply.
Earthzine is soliciting articles of 800-3,000 words for its Fourth Quarter Theme Issue on Water Availability. We seek contributions addressing current issues, techniques and applications of Earth information for measuring water, the social benefits of monitoring water and the humanitarian implications of water availability.