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Essence of Water
  • Sushel Unninayar
Sushel Unninayar
NASA/GSFC & KBR/ Morgan State University

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A short poem to imagine the “essence” of water as it circulates through the Earth universe, synergistically supporting all environments and living ecosystems, forming, and shaping land and life. The poem links key elements of the interactive global water cycle and international programs to sustainably manage natural, and socioeconomic resources, given the challenge of climate change. The poem in awareness of: –Essential Water Variables (EWVs) of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Global Water Sustainability (GEOGLOWS) initiative; –Earth Observations (EO) for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus (EO4WEF) community activity; –UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), –UNFCCC–Climate Change The poem hopes to bring water to the forefront of consciousness. Readers are invited to comment on the intangible “feelings” evoked by the poem.