potential evaporation


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potential evaporation

[pə′ten·chəl i‚vap·ə′rā·shən]
(meteorology)
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Mapping potential evaporation for tropical East Africa: The accuracy of Penman estimates derived from indirect assessments of radiation and windspeed.
Soil and moisture independent estimation of stage-two evaporation from potential evaporation and albedo or surface temperature.
where P is mean monthly precipitation (mm) and E is mean monthly potential evaporation (mm); the factor of 0.445 comes from the conversion of units from inches to mm.
Intercomparison of methods for calculating potential evaporation in regional and global water balance models.
There are many equations to estimate potential evaporation but most of it only depends on temperature and rainfall.
The problem has to do with the way of calculating a quantity called potential evaporation, the amount of evaporation that would occur given an unlimited water supply.
Home values in Overland Park, KS are as close to bottom as most can predict, and the fear is that soaring home prices (due to shrinking inventories), the potential evaporation of REO and short sale opportunities in the near future, and a potential rise in mortgage rates will cause the best opportunities to fade quickly.
Transpiration ([E.sub.veg]) is a function of the fraction of vegetation covering the catchment, M, potential evaporation, [E.sub.p], and storage at field capacity ([S.sub.fc]).
When the surface is saturated, the resistance becomes rc - is null, and the flow of water vapor occurs from the surface at its maximum value for the existing conditions, known as potential evaporation.
Monthly rainfall distribution and Potential evaporation in the region
The rate of water evaporation measured in this study can be considered to represent the combined potential evaporation and environmental evaporative demand.

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