Terrestrial essential climate variables (ECVs) at a glance
Explains 16 distinct types of scientific information that are needed to understand climate change, including the specific parameters measured, why they are needed, who measures them, and the type and amount of information that are not yet available.
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3155
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, Climate change
, Fire damage
, Groundwater level
, Land surface characteristics
, Mathematical modeling
, Snow and ice cover
, Soil resources
, Stream discharge
, Surface-water level
, Water use
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