GRACE Follow-on (GRACE-FO) is continuing GRACE's legacy of tracking Earth's water movement to monitor changes in underground water storage, the amount of water stored in large lakes and rivers, soil moisture, ice sheets and glaciers, and sea level caused by the addition of water to the ocean. These discoveries provide a unique view of Earth's climate and have far-reaching benefits to society and the world's population.
April 21,2015Michael Watkins, who worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for 22 years and now oversees JPL's Science Division, begins his new job at UT this July.
April 2,2015Jay Famiglietti, a senior water scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, published an op-ed in the L.A. Times. Online the headline read: "California has about one year of water left. Will you ration now?" He didn't write or intend that.