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The U.S. Geological Survey has released a new web-based groundwater visualization tool called GWWebFlow. The tool is designed to help those without specialized groundwater modeling knowledge visualize inputs and outputs of MODFLOW groundwater models.
Research conducted by the University of Texas at Austin and University of California, Berkeley has found that underground layers of rock can hold significant amounts of water to serve as vital reservoirs for trees, especially in times of drought.
The National Groundwater Association will be sponsoring National Groundwater Awareness Week from March 11 - 17, 2018. National Groundwater Awareness Week is meant to highlight responsible development, management, and use of groundwater, and includes participation from all levels of government, the private sector, students, groundwater professionals, and many others.
As groundwater scientists we’ve known that groundwater can be surcharged with CO2, compared to atmospheric levels. We sometimes see bubbles escaping our samples. An interesting article on CO2 and groundwater quantifies just how much CO2 is released from groundwater depletion in the US and the world.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory published a study detailing a novel approach for quantifying deep groundwater in mountainous regions.
A research team is investigating the processes that drive Yellowstone Lake's hydrothermal systems.
This pumped hydro project in southcentral Montana could provide electric utilities in the Pacific Northwest with a US billion-dollar, 400-megawatt facility that mimics both a battery and a fast-start natural gas-fired plant.
The British Geological Survey has released a global-scale quantification of nitrate stored in the vadose zone between 1900 and 2000. One of the study's conclusions is that areas identified as having high nitrate stores in the unsaturated zone are likely to exhibit delayed improvements in surface water and groundwater quality following reductions in nitrate input.
The National Ground Water Association recently released a series of white papers intended to advance the science of groundwater modeling. These papers address groundwater modeling topics such as uncertainty and model use by decision makers, among other timely topics for practitioners and consumers of groundwater models.
An interesting "big picture" overview of the world's surface water and long-term changes.
Surface Water Ocean Topography
The first satellite dedicated to hydrology! By using microwaves and the principles of interferometry (signal phase analysis) it is able to measure from space the elevation of the earth’s surface waters to the nearest 1 cm.