The SWOT Mission and Its Capabilities for Land Hydrology

@article{Biancamaria2015TheSM,
  title={The SWOT Mission and Its Capabilities for Land Hydrology},
  author={Sylvain Biancamaria and Dennis P. Lettenmaier and Tamlin M. Pavelsky},
  journal={Surveys in Geophysics},
  year={2015},
  volume={37},
  pages={307-337}
}
Surface water storage and fluxes in rivers, lakes, reservoirs and wetlands are currently poorly observed at the global scale, even though they represent major components of the water cycle and deeply impact human societies. In situ networks are heterogeneously distributed in space, and many river basins and most lakes—especially in the developing world and in sparsely populated regions—remain unmonitored. Satellite remote sensing has provided useful complementary observations, but no past or… 

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