TxSON - Texas Soil Observation Network soil water content, meteorological and groundwater monitoring stations, including active and decommissioned sites.
Soil Moisture SMAP - Hourly satellite-derived soil moisture data for the state of Texas obtained from the NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission at a nominal grid resolution of 9 km x 9 km (81 km2) (https://smap.jpl.nasa.gov/).
Drought Monitor - Nationwide drought intensity, updated weekly each Thursday (https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/).
Flood Search Interest - Normalized proportion of Google web searches containing the word “flood” compared to searches on all topics, conducted in the last 24 hours, in a given region (www.google.com/trends).
Drought Search Interest - Normalized proportion of Google web searches containing the word “drought” compared to searches on all topics, conducted in the last 24 hours, in a given region (www.google.com/trends).
This website is intended to show soil water content and basic weather data from stations located within the State of Texas. Though these data undergo quality control and quality assurance tests, further research may be needed to improve accuracy. The Bureau does not warrant these data and is not liable for data accuracy or use of these data. This product of the Bureau of Economic Geology at UT Austin is intended to provide general information only and should not be used for any other purposes. These data are not intended for resale or to replace site-specific investigations. These data were compiled by the Bureau, which reserves the publication rights to this material. If these data are used in the compilation of other data sets or maps for distribution or publication, this source must be referenced. By using this website, visitors agree with this disclaimer.
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Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, University Station, Box X, Austin, TX 78713-8924