With the 60 Minutes team at NASA JPL. Shari Finkelstein, Cedric David, Jay Famiglietti, Lesley Stahl, Alan Buis, Jennie Held, and Brian Thomas. August 28, 2014
Lesley Stahl reports on the depletion of crucial groundwater across the globe — with a focus on California — and our work with NASA GRACE mission that is revealing just how serious the situation is.
Stream the episode here. Originally broadcast November 16, 2014, it was re-run on May 31, 2015 and updated on February 26, 2017.
Download the NASA/JPL GRACE water storage animations: California, Middle East, India. It may be slow, but hang in there.
Read some of the key papers on California’s Central Valley, India, the Middle East, the Colorado River Basin and my latest, a commentary on “The Global Groundwater Crisis.”
Peruse Matt Coker’s compilations in his OC Weekly feature on our work, “An Inconvenient Thirst“
An Inconvenient Thirst: 9 Global Hotspots
Lesley Stahl and Jay Famiglietti at NASA JPL filming on August 28, 2014
An Inconvenient Thirst: Jay Famiglietti Reader
An Inconvenient Thirst: Famiglietti’s Itinerary
An Inconvenient Thirst: 6 Videos on UCI/JPL’s Alarming Groundwater Research