Researchers working with the National Aeronautics and Science Administration, with the help of twin satellites whose sole purpose was to collect data on the Earth’s water storage, have found dangerous groundwater loss in three northwestern states of India. Image: NASA The pair of GRACE satellites, released into orbit in August 2002, transmitted monthly observation in groundwater changes to the Center for Space Research at the University of Texas at Austin. Photo: NASA After six years of monitoring northwestern India, the GRACE satellite mission revealed a 109 cu-km loss of groundwater supplies. Related Links: Renderings of 231st St. Station Scientists concluded
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