Evaporation in hydrology and meteorology
- Publisher: Delft University of Technology, Faculty Civil Engineering and Geosciences
arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics
In this paper the role of evaporation in hydrology and meteorology is discussed, with the emphasis on hydrology. The basic theory of evaporation is given and methods to determine evaporation are presented. Some applications of evaporation studies in literature are given in order to illustrate the theory. Further, special conditions in evaporation are considered, followed by a fotmulation of the difficulties in determining evaporation, The last part of the paper gives a short discussion about evaporation model development.