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Evapotranspiration

Remote Sensing and Modeling

This edition of Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling contains 23 chapters related to the modeling and simulation of evapotranspiration (ET) and remote sensing-based energy balance determination of ET. These areas are at the forefront of technologies that quantify the highly spatial ET from the Earth's surface. The topics describe mechanics of ET simulation from partially vegetated surfaces and stomatal conductance behavior of natural and agricultural ecosystems. Estimation methods that use weather based methods, soil water balance, the Complementary Relationship, the Hargreaves and other temperature-radiation based methods, and Fuzzy-Probabilistic calculations are described. A critical review describes methods used in hydrological models. Applications describe ET patterns in alpine catchments, under water shortage, for irrigated systems, under climate change, and for grasslands and pastures. Remote sensing based approaches include Landsat and MODIS satellite-based energy balance, and the common process models SEBAL, METRIC and S-SEBS. Recommended guidelines for applying operational satellite-based energy balance models and for overcoming common challenges are made.

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EvapotranspirationRemote Sensing and ModelingEdited by Ayse Irmak

Published: January 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/725

ISBN: 978-953-307-808-3

Copyright year: 2012

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21 Crossref Citations

68 Web of Science Citations

84 Dimensions Citations

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1. Assessment of Evapotranspiration in North Fluminense Region, Brazil, Using Modis Products and Sebal Algorithm

By José Carlos Mendonça, Elias Fernandes de Sousa, Romísio Geraldo Bouhid André, Bernardo Barbosa da Silva and Nelson de Jesus Ferreira

1792

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2. Evapotranspiration Estimation Based on the Complementary Relationships

By Virginia Venturini, Carlos Krepper and Leticia Rodriguez

2104

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3. Evapotranspiration Estimation Using Soil Water Balance, Weather and Crop Data

By Ketema Tilahun Zeleke and Leonard John Wade

6644

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4. Hargreaves and Other Reduced-Set Methods for Calculating Evapotranspiration

By Shakib Shahidian, Ricardo Serralheiro, João Serrano, José Teixeira, Naim Haie and Francisco Santos

2970

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5. Fuzzy-Probabilistic Calculations of Evapotranspiration

By Boris Faybishenko

1078

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6. Using Soil Moisture Data to Estimate Evapotranspiration and Development of a Physically Based Root Water Uptake Model

By Nirjhar Shah, Mark Ross and Ken Trout

2417

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7. Impact of Irrigation on Hydrologic Change in Highly Cultivated Basin

By Tadanobu Nakayama

2206

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8. Estimation of Evapotranspiration Using Soil Water Balance Modelling

By Zoubeida Kebaili Bargaoui

4498

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9. Evapotranspiration of Grasslands and Pastures in North-Eastern Part of Poland

By Daniel Szejba

2250

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10. The Role of Evapotranspiration in the Framework of Water Resource Management and Planning Under Shortage Conditions

By Giuseppe Mendicino and Alfonso Senatore

2449

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11. Guidelines for Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration

By Christiaan van der Tol and Gabriel Norberto Parodi

1780

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12. Estimation of the Annual and Interannual Variation of Potential Evapotranspiration

By Georgeta Bandoc

1729

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13. Evapotranspiration of Partially Vegetated Surfaces

By L.O. Lagos, G. Merino, D. Martin, S. Verma and A. Suyker

1818

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14. Evapotranspiration – A Driving Force in Landscape Sustainability

By Martina Eiseltová, Jan Pokorný, Petra Hesslerová and Wilhelm Ripl

2048

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15. Critical Review of Methods for the Estimation of Actual Evapotranspiration in Hydrological Models

By Nebo Jovanovic and Sumaya Israel

2910

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16. Development of Hybrid Method for the Modeling of Evaporation and Evapotranspiration

By Sungwon Kim

1414

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17. Modelling Evapotranspiration and the Surface Energy Budget in Alpine Catchments

By Giacomo Bertoldi, Riccardo Rigon and Ulrike Tappeiner

1985

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18. Stomatal Conductance Modeling to Estimate the Evapotranspiration of Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems

By Giacomo Gerosa, Simone Mereu, Angelo Finco and Riccardo Marzuoli

3572

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19. A Distributed Benchmarking Framework for Actual ET Models

By Yann Chemin

1558

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20. Possibilities of Deriving Crop Evapotranspiration from Satellite Data with the Integration with Other Sources of Information

By Gheorghe Stancalie and Argentina Nertan

1743

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21. Operational Remote Sensing of ET and Challenges

By Ayse Irmak, Richard G. Allen, Jeppe Kjaersgaard, Justin Huntington, Baburao Kamble, Ricardo Trezza and Ian Ratcliffe

1793

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22. Adaptability of Woody Plants in Aridic Conditions

By Viera Paganová and Zuzana Jureková

1122

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