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Image 1 - Managing Our Water Resources From Space
2012-03-23 03:43:37

Today is World Water Day, and satellite observations are indispensible for monitoring our water resources. ESA’s TIGER initiative is supporting Africa in monitoring precious water assets by exploiting satellite information.

2012-03-01 01:51:37

Monitoring the construction of wells, avoid over-exploiting cold groundwater close to hot groundwater, and controlling mineral water extraction.

2012-02-21 14:04:42

Human activity is likely a greater threat to coastal groundwater used for drinking water supplies than rising sea levels from climate change.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.