Examining evapotranspiration trends in Africa

@article{Marshall2012ExaminingET,
  title={Examining evapotranspiration trends in Africa},
  author={Michael James Marshall and Chris Funk and Joel Michaelsen},
  journal={Climate Dynamics},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={1849-1865}
}
Surface temperatures are projected to increase 3–4°C over much of Africa by the end of the 21st century. Precipitation projections are less certain, but the most plausible scenario given by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is that the Sahel and East Africa will experience modest increases (~5%) in precipitation by the end of the 21st century. Evapotranspiration (Ea) is an important component of the water, energy, and biogeochemical cycles that impact several climate… CONTINUE READING
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