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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Agricultural engineer Prasanna Gowda (on ladder) and hydrologic technician Kim Bush determine the water loss from a field by measuring the sensible heat flux with a large-aperture scintillometer. Their research efforts are part of ongoing studies to preserve one of the world’s largest aquifers, the Ogallala, which serves eight states in the Great Plains of the United States.


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Last Modified: 3/14/2017
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