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January 13, 2023

On December 16, 2022, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was launched into space from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, carrying with it the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) spacecraft…

November 23, 2022

Earth’s surface water, such as river flow paths and inundated floodplains, evolves spatially over time. Where and how much surface water is present is critical for evaluating droughts, floods, and…

June 10, 2022

Demián Gómez, Assistant Professor in the School of Earth Sciences (SES) and Byrd Center researcher at The Ohio State University, recently co-authored a report published in the journal Scientific…

May 2, 2022

Congratulations to Michael Durand and his team, recent recipients of two grants from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)!

One of the two grants is Adopting SWOT…

April 22, 2022

In March, Professor Michael Durand traveled to Alaska for snow fieldwork.  He joined a group of a dozen researchers from around the country, for a scouting trip to support a much larger community…

September 13, 2019

I’m presenting a poster on Blender, our algorithm to merge multiple kinds of observations for SWE estimation. Here’s a flowchart of how it works (link).

The first version of the algorithm…

July 9, 2019

Congratulations Apoorva Shastry for successfully defending her thesis entitled “Improving Topography Data for Flood Modeling: A CaseStudy in the Logone Floodplain”.

May 24, 2019

I’m excited for the 2019 Eastern Snow Conference meeting!

You can find a draft paper written in support of the poster presentation here

The final poster is available here.

January 30, 2019

One goal of the Measuring the Water Cycle research group is to improve global estimates of river discharge by utilizing remote sensing data to fill gaps in gaging networks. With currently…