Articles | Volume 14, issue 7
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 3115–3135, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-3115-2022
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 3115–3135, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-3115-2022
Data description paper
08 Jul 2022
Data description paper | 08 Jul 2022

A Central Asia hydrologic monitoring dataset for food and water security applications in Afghanistan

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The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Land Data Assimilation System (FLDAS) global and Central Asia data streams described here generate routine estimates of snow, soil moisture, runoff, and other variables useful for tracking water availability. These data are hosted by NASA and USGS data portals for public use.