alexa Changes Of Terrestrial Water Storage From GRACE-derived Gravity Records In India
ISSN: 2157-7587

Hydrology: Current Research
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 

3rd International Conference on Hydrology & Meteorology
September 15-16, 2014 Hyderabad International Convention Centre, India

Dileep K Panda
ScientificTracks Abstracts: Hydrol Current Res
DOI: 10.4172/2157-7587.S1.012
Abstract
Investigating the terrestrial water storage changes (TWS) changes is important to understand the hydrological cycle in response to the recent climate variability in India, a country whose economy and food security depend on its water resources. We use the monthly gravity solutions from NASA?s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites to delineate the spatial-temporal evolution of TWS and groundwater storage (GWS) employing robust statistical tools during 2003 to 2012. Results show large-scale water storage losses, particularly driven by the significant GWS depletion in the intensely irrigated Indo-Gangetic north India in the pre-monsoon (JFMAM), monsoon (JJAS) and post-monsoon (OND) seasons, respectively. Comparison with the rainfall, the Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS) modeled soil moisture and the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) indicates that a little deficit in monsoon rainfall leads to significant water storage losses. In particular, the indirect effect of climate variability in terms of increases in irrigation demands due to the dry spell in India since 2008, as also observed in the adjacent counties and other overexploited aquifers of the world, has resulted in a marked drop in GWS over the northern parts, suggesting the persistence of droughts on the subsurface component.
Biography
Dileep K Panda has completed his PhD from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi in 2000. He is now the senior Scientist of the Directorate of Water Management, one of the premium institutes for water management under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). He has published more than 20 papers in international and national journal, and has reviewed papers of Journal of Hydrology, Global and Planetary Change, and many others. He has undertaken many prestigious projects, including the ICAR Challenge Project, that ensured training at University of Colorado, Boulder, and this research is a part of that investigation of GRACE records.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]nline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords