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GPS Network Shows Drought in the U.S. West

August 27, 2014By
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A network of GPS stations in the western United States is revealing the severity of the drought in that region. Compared to the nine years before the drought, the GPS data show that the western United States has lost 240 gigatons of water, which is enough to flood the entire region in 10 centimeters of water. Investigating ground positioning data from... read more