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Study: Third of Big Groundwater Basins in Distress

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Study: Third of Big Groundwater Basins in Distress

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Groundwater storage trends for Earth's 37 largest aquifers from UCI-led study using NASA GRACE data (2003-2013). Of these, 21 have exceeded sustainability tipping points and are being depleted, with 13 considered significantly distressed, threatening regional water security and resilience. http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19685
NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of California, Irvine

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16/06/2015
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