Measuring Drought: A GPS Network Offers a New Perspective
|Link to Resource:||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bzt374u5aU&list=PLzmugeDoplFOot41MIBBZiLYBCB0M-p1P&index=9|
|Resource Type:||Teaching Media; Videos or Animations|
|Summary:||Learn how water in its many forms can change the shape of the earth, and how we can measure this shape-shifting to better understand and manage water resources. As an example, this short animation focuses on how the EarthScope Plate Boundary Observatory, a high-precision GPS network throughout the Western United States, measures regional water loss from drought.|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 7|
|NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:||ESS3.A|
|Subjects:||9-12; drought; earth science; education; gps; high school; spanish; video; water; water availability; water resources|
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