About The Author

Christian is a researcher with the Italian National Research Council, Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection IRPI.

Rainfall Estimation From The Bottom: The Power Of Soil Moisture

Rainfall is the main driver of the hydrological cycle. Its estimation is fundamental in many applications like climate monitoring, extreme weather prediction, and weather forecasting. Rainfall at the ground level is measured by instruments called rain gauges. However, the number of rain gauges is limited and unevenly distributed over the world. Alternatively, we can use