Guiding Farmers with NASA Satellites

  • Released Thursday, April 23, 2020

Agriculture in Pakistan is dependent on irrigation from the Indus River, but over the years, these freshwater resources have become scarce. Today, it is one of the world’s most depleted basins. To tackle this, farmers are attempting to predict and track freshwater resources with the help of NASA satellites and cell phones.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Additional imagery credit: University of Washington

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This page was originally published on Thursday, April 23, 2020.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:45 PM EDT.


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