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Soggy 2018 for the Eastern U.S.

See where shallow groundwater has responded to the unusually wet conditions this year.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using GRACE data from The National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and rainfall data from The Iowa Environmental Mesonet (IEM). Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published December 19, 2018
Data acquired December 17, 2018

Sources:
GRACE
In situ Measurement
Model