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Evapotranspiration from areas of native vegetation in west-central Florida

Water Supply Paper 2430

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Abstract

The micrometeorological methods of energy-balance Bowen ratio and eddy correlation probably are suitable for determining evapotranspiration from unforested sites, but the aerodynamic effects of tall tree canopies need to be considered when the methods are used for forested sites. Potential evapotranspiration methods might not yield reliable estimates of evapotranspiration for all areas of native vegetation. Estimates of annual evapotranspiration ranged from 970 millimeters for a cypress swamp site to 1,060 millimeters for a pine flatwood site.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Evapotranspiration from areas of native vegetation in west-central Florida
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
2430
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1996
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O.,
Description:
vii, 35 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm.