Ecohydrology: A hydrologic perspective of climate‐soil‐vegetation dynamies

  title={Ecohydrology: A hydrologic perspective of climate‐soil‐vegetation dynamies},
  author={Ignacio Rodr{\'i}guez‐Iturbe},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
  pages={3 - 9}
The hydrologic mechanisms underlying the climate‐soil‐vegetation dynamics and thus controlling the most basic ecologic patterns and processes are described as one very exciting research frontier for the years to come. In this personal opinion I have concentrated on those processes where soil moisture is the key link between climate fluctuations and vegetation dynamics in space and time. The soil moisture balance equation at a site is shown to be the keystone of numerous fundamental questions… 

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