Deuterium‐excess determination of evaporation to inflow ratios of an alpine lake: Implications for water balance and modeling

@article{Cui2017DeuteriumexcessDO,
  title={Deuterium‐excess determination of evaporation to inflow ratios of an alpine lake: Implications for water balance and modeling},
  author={Jiangpeng Cui and Lide Tian and Trent Wade Biggs and Rong Wen},
  journal={Hydrological Processes},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={1034–1046}
}
&NA; The numerous lakes on the Tibetan Plateau play an important role in the regional hydrological cycle and water resources, but systematic observations of the lake water balance are scarce on the Tibetan Plateau. Here, we present a detailed study on the water cycle of Cona Lake, at the headwaters of the Nujiang‐Salween River, based on 3 years (2011–2013) of observations of &dgr;18O and &dgr;2H, including samples from precipitation, lake water, and outlet surface water. Short‐term atmospheric… 

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