Articles | Volume 24, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3033–3055, 2020
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3033–3055, 2020

Research article 10 Jun 2020

Research article | 10 Jun 2020

Long-term total water storage change from a Satellite Water Cycle reconstruction over large southern Asian basins

Victor Pellet et al.

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Short summary
The water mass variation at and below the land surface is a major component of the water cycle that was first estimated using GRACE observations (2002–2017). Our analysis shows the advantages of the use of satellite observation for precipitation and evapotranspiration along with river discharge measurement to perform an indirect and coherent reconstruction of this water component estimate over longer time periods.