Satellite data show Indian water stocks shrinking

@article{Schiermeier2009SatelliteDS,
  title={Satellite data show Indian water stocks shrinking},
  author={Quirin Schiermeier},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={460},
  pages={789-789}
}
Unsustainable water use in India is threatening agricultural production and raising the spectre of a major water crisis. Matthew Rodell of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and colleagues used data from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites — operated by NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) — to determine how groundwater levels are changing in the Indian states of Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana, which includes the national capital of New… CONTINUE READING
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