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Research finds discrepancies in water storage trends across the globe
22 January 2018
Research led by The University of Texas at Austin has found that calculations of water storage in many river basins from commonly used global computer models differ markedly from independent storage estimates from GRACE satellites.
The findings, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on 22 Jan., raise questions about global models that have been used in recent years to help assess water resources and potentially influence management decisions.
Source: UT News
Image credit: NASA - Satellite image of mouths of Amazon River in Brazil.