Climate, soil, and vegetation: 1. Introduction to water balance dynamics

  title={Climate, soil, and vegetation: 1. Introduction to water balance dynamics},
  author={Peter S. Eagleson},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
  • P. S. Eagleson
  • Published 1 October 1978
  • Environmental Science
  • Water Resources Research
A statistical dynamic formulation of the vertical water budget at a land-atmosphere interface is outlined. Physically based dynamic and conservation equations express the infiltration, exfiltration, transpiration, percolation to groundwater and capillary rise from the water table during rainstorms and interstorm periods in terms of independent variables representing the precipitation, potential evapotranspiration, soil and vegetal properties, and water table elevation. Uncertainty is introduced… 

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