Evaporation models in the global water budget.

W. J. Shuttleworth

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Attempts to introduce evaporation into the water budget as an independent term depends on our ability to model the process. This paper presents a classification scheme for such models which highlights their suitability for different tasks. Some forecasts and speculations regarding the response of evaporation and energy partition in the atmosphere to specified changes in climatic inputs and land use, are also made.-from Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-171
Number of pages25
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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