Cite as: Wahlgren, R. V. (2014, October) Another Water Resource for Caribbean Countries: Water-from-Air. Paper presented at the Caribbean Water & Wastewater Association, Twenty-Third Annual Water & Wastewater Conference and Exhibition, October 6–11, 2014, Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Retrieved from https://s3.amazonaws.com/eventmobi-assets/eventsbyids/6712/documents/seminar/424180/Wahlgren,_R_11_Paper-WaterFromAir.pdf
The paper I presented at the Caribbean Water & Wastewater Association Conference 2014 is now available at https://s3.amazonaws.com/eventmobi-assets/eventsbyids/6712/documents/seminar/424180/Wahlgren,_R_11_Paper-WaterFromAir.pdf
This is Figure 3 from the paper showing the Caribbean water-from-air resource during June. The resource is represented by the composite mean specific humidity for the ten months during 2004 to 2013. Image provided by the NOAA/ESRL Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, Colorado from their web site at http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/; NCEP Reanalysis dataset (Kalnay, E. and Coauthors, 1996).
I have been researching and developing drinking-water-from-air technologies since 1984. As a physical geographer, I strive to contribute an accurate, scientific point-of-view to the field.