Satellite-based estimates of groundwater depletion in India

Abstract

Groundwater is a primary source of fresh water in many parts of the world. Some regions are becoming overly dependent on it, consuming groundwater faster than it is naturally replenished and causing water tables to decline unremittingly. Indirect evidence suggests that this is the case in northwest India, but there has been no regional assessment of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature08238

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