Water balance-based actual evapotranspiration reconstruction from ground and satellite observations over the conterminous United States


Wan, Z. et al.

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Water Resources Research
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The objective of this study is to produce an observationally based monthly evapotranspiration (ET) product using the simple water balance equation across the conterminous United States (CONUS). We adopted the best quality ground and satellite-based observations of the water budget components, i.e., precipitation, runoff, and water storage change, while ET is computed as the residual.

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