Satellites reveal a new view of Earth’s water from space

Measurement from space gives a surprisingly detailed view of what is happening in Earth's water cycle. Image: REUTERS/Alexander Gerst/NASA

Tamlin M. Pavelsky

Associate Professor of Global Hydrology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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