Space Satellites Can Detect California’s Groundwater

May 13, 2015

Bird, soaring over dry land. Mission Peak above Fremont, California
Credit Flickr user Peter Thoeny/Creative Commons

California has turned to groundwater to survive through the current drought. A new collaboration between the state and researchers at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration aims to use satellite monitoring and advanced technology to help the state manage this resource.