evapotranspirometer

evapotranspirometer

[i‚vap·ō‚tranz·pə′räm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument which measures the rate of evapotranspiration; consists of a vegetation soil tank so designed that all water added to the tank and all water left after evapotranspiration can be measured.
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One of her first tasks was field measurements of potential evapotranspiration using a Thornthwaite-designed evapotranspirometer.
Two evapotranspirometers were installed, and 65 days of readings were obtained in the summer of 1949--the first climate experiment in the NWT.
In her garden, she established a small meteorological station, which included two evapotranspirometers, and became an official Canadian weather observer.