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POTENTIAL EVAPORATION

 

Other Names

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Definition

Potential evaporation or potential evapotranspiration (PET) is the amount of evaporation that would occur if a sufficient water source were available.

Applications

  1. Environmental issues
  2. Agriculture issues
  3. Water cycle
  4. Energy cycle
  5. Weather forecast
  6. Global climate change

GES DISC Datasets

To access products that have specific parameter click on the corresponding 'data access' links in the table below.

Parameter Units Platform /Instrument Data
Begin Date End Date Access Doc
Potential evaporation
kg/m^2 NLDAS
1979 present ftp Y

Other sources for data

  1. NLDAS
  2. GISTEMP
  3. NOAA/NCDC

 

 

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