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Estimating Evapotranspiration from Solar Radiation

Jensen, M.E. and Haise, H.R. (1963) Estimating Evapotranspiration from Solar Radiation. Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division. 89:15-41.

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The summary of Grassi's thesis by Christiansen illustrates a multiple correlation approach to predicting evapotranspiration, Et. Grassi related evapotranspiration rates to all meterological and crop data provided by the authors in addition to theoretical solar radiation reaching the outer atmosphere. A sequential analysis techniqe was used in an attempt to obtain independent empirical coefficients for the meteorological variables and crop factors presented. In this procedure, Et was correlated with the first meteorological [va]riable, (either extraterrestrial and cloud cover, or incident solar radiation, [] evaporation in this case) using only those values of Et near the potential [] growth state. Then, the ratios of Et to the values obtained from the correlation equation were correlated with the next variable.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0023
Additional Information: Closure: Trans. Am. Civ. Engr., Journal of the Hydraulics Division 91(IRI):203-205, 1965. Digest: Trans. Am. Soc. Civ. Engr., 130:107-109, 1965. NOTE:Summary at NWISRL Publication #27
Subjects: Water > Evapotranspiration
Research methodology
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:58
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2016 16:57
Item ID: 1248