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The water resources of Mekong River basin are limited by the availability of data, specifically precipitation and streamflow. The student intern will collect precipitation and streamflow observations from different locations in the sub basins of the the Mekong River. The precipitation estimates from 2000-2015 will be compared to TRMM observations and the period after 2014 will be compared to GPM. The research will use the total water from GRACE and the evapotranspiration estimates from MODIS and GLDAS to construct a total water budget for the sub basins.