evapotranspiration


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evapotranspiration

[i‚vap·ō‚tranz·pə′rā·shən]
(hydrology)
Discharge of water from the earth's surface to the atmosphere by evaporation from lakes, streams, and soil surfaces and by transpiration from plants. Also known as fly-off; total evaporation; water loss.
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Since many empirical methods measure potential evapotranspiration and lack of Lysimeter data for all areas, comparison of empirical methods output with evaporation basin data to determine best empirical equation, has grown as a common and reasonable issue.
Actual evapotranspiration and deficit: Biologically meaningful correlates of vegetation distribution across spatial scales.
While less complete, the agriculturally based SCAN sites will also be useful in providing weather parameters for calculating the reference crop evapotranspiration.
2004) evaluated various potential evapotranspiration equations and different ways of partitioning evaporation between soil evaporation and crop transpiration in DSSAT models and particularly in CROPGRO faba bean (Vicia faba L.
2006) evaluated time series of evapotranspiration [ET.
They would comprise the factors of precipitation, runoff, evapotranspiration and infiltration.
Key words: heat flux, evapotranspiration, soil, mathematical model
This is possible by modification of soil absorption of septic tank effluent into evapotranspiration bed.
Evapotranspiration plays a vital role in the water cycle; it enables plants to grow and it maintains the north's humid climate.
Evapotranspiration is a combination of the evaporation of water into the atmosphere and the water vapor released by plants through respiration Au basically, a measurement of the water that leaves the land for the atmosphere, not water that is diverted or pumped onto land but then returned quickly to the water table or river for other users.
Architecturally, a vertical garden or green facade can lower building running costs by naturally regulating the thermal environment--it limits heat gain by shading wall surfaces and cools internal temperature by a process known as evapotranspiration.
The state of Idaho's Mapping Evapotranspiration program enhances the understanding of agricultural water usage in the state through the development of satellite technology, This information is integral to settling water demand conflicts and preserving wildlife habitats.