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.
m] where P is precipitation, E is potential evaporation and m is a constant between 0.
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.
Historically, scientists calculated potential evaporation using the Thornthwaite equation, which is based entirely on temperature.
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.
bs]) is a function of potential evaporation and the fraction of the catchment with no vegetation as shown in Equations 2 and 3.
These data are used to determine the values of 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.
This means that higher temperatures and hence higher potential evaporation are occurring during droughts.

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