Hydrology: The diversified economics of soil water

@article{Bowen2015HydrologyTD,
  title={Hydrology: The diversified economics of soil water},
  author={Gabriel J. Bowen},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2015},
  volume={525},
  pages={43-44}
}
  • G. Bowen
  • Published 3 September 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature
Soil water that evaporates or is tapped by plants is largely separate from that which runs into streams and recharges groundwater. This finding has big implications for our understanding of water cycling. See Letter p.91 Soil water is usually assumed to be available for all purposes in equal measure, supplying plant transpiration as well as groundwater and streamflow. Building on prior but limited studies, Jaivime Evaristo et al. have assembled a dataset of hydrogen and oxygen isotopes — drawn… 

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