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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1947-1971, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-1947-2017
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Research article
11 Apr 2017
Testing the use of standardised indices and GRACE satellite data to estimate the European 2015 groundwater drought in near-real time
Anne F. Van Loon et al.

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Summer 2015 was extremely dry in Europe, hampering groundwater supply to irrigation and drinking water. For effective management, the groundwater situation should be monitored in real time, but data are not available. We tested two methods to estimate groundwater in near-real time, based on satellite data and using the relationship between rainfall and historic groundwater levels. The second method gave a good spatially variable representation of the 2015 groundwater drought in Europe.
Summer 2015 was extremely dry in Europe, hampering groundwater supply to irrigation and drinking...
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