A Global Assessment of Runoff Sensitivity to Changes in Precipitation, Potential Evaporation, and Other Factors

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Berghuijs, W.R.; Larsen, Joshua R.; van Emmerik, T.H.M.; Woods, Ross A.;
(2017)

<p>Precipitation (P) and potential evaporation (E<sub>p</sub>) are commonly studied drivers of changing freshwater availability, as aridity (E<sub>p</sub>/P) explains ∼90% of the spatial differences in mean runoff across the globe. However, it is unclear if changes in a... View more
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