Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center generate groundwater and soil moisture drought indicators each week. They are based on terrestrial water storage observations derived from GRACE-FO satellite data and integrated with other observations, using a sophisticated numerical model of land surface water and energy processes. The drought indicators describe current wet or dry conditions, expressed as a percentile showing the probability of occurrence for that particular location and time of year, with lower values (warm colors) meaning dryer than normal, and higher values (blues) meaning wetter than normal. These are provided as both images and binary data files.
The National Climate Assessment - Land Data Assimilation System, or NCA-LDAS, is a terrestrial water reanalysis in support of the United States Global Change Research Program's NCA activities.
This data set (ATL13) contains along-track water surface heights and descriptive statistics for inland water bodies. Water bodies include lakes, reservoirs, bays, and estuaries.
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ICESat-2’s most recent Inland Water Data Product (ATL13 v2) was released in December 2019. ATL13 v2 now provides water height statistics, significant wave height, and associated subsurface data for global water bodies including lakes, reservoirs, estuaries, bays, and a 7 km near-shore buffer. In addition to more accurate products, ATL13 v2 further includes a new c