Coming from a developing country, the prospect of spending money on data, software/code, and journals was quite intimidating for me. That’s why I consistently promote the idea of open science. Here is an article I and my team have advocated for open science.

List of resources for undergrad and graduate students


GRACE Satellite Data

Landuse/cover Data (US)

Streamflow Data (USGS)

TADA Shiny [Download Water Quality Data]

Digital Elevation Model


Jupyter Notebook (python coding)

R – Programming (coding)

Google Earth Engine

Inkscape (free version of adobe illustrator)

Draw dot io (for flowchart) (Explore connected papers in a visual graph)

Foldable Aquifer
(Make your own paper aquifer models)

Delineate a watershed (within USA), Streamstats


American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Geological Society of America (GSA)

International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH)


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