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Central Asia hydrologic monitoring data set published

McNally, A., Jacob, J., Arsenault, K., Slinski, K., Sarmiento, D. P., Hoell, A., Pervez, S., Rowland, J., Budde, M., Kumar, S., Peters-Lidard, C., and Verdin, J. P.: A Central Asia hydrologic monitoring dataset for food and water security applications in Afghanistan, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 3115–3135,, 2022.

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Land Data Assimilation System (FLDAS) global and Central Asia data streams described in this paper are 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.