A More Accurate Global River Map

In the post linked below, Emily Underwood, discusses a new study by Yamazaki et al. highlighted in the Water Resource Research journal, which uses an updated version of the the Multi-Error-Removed Improved-Terrain Digital Elevation Model (MERIT DEM) data set to develop a computer algorithm that predicts where rivers flow with very little human guidance.

 

Source: A More Accurate Global River Map

How Drought Plays Out

In the article below, Emily Underwood, discusses research by Apurv et al, published in the Water Resource Research journal, which looks at the various types of droughts, as well as, how different annual rainfall patterns impacted on one’s water usage, which may point to possible strategies for making resources last longer.

 

Source: How Drought Plays Out