New lessons on the Sudd hydrology learned from remote sensing and climate modeling

  title={New lessons on the Sudd hydrology learned from remote sensing and climate modeling},
  author={Yasir A. Mohamed and Hubert H. G. Savenije and Wim G. M. Bastiaanssen and Bart Van den Hurk},
  journal={Hydrology and Earth System Sciences},
Despite its local and regional importance, hydro-meteorological data on the Sudd (one of Africa's largest wetlands) is very scanty. This is due to the physical and political situation of this area of Sudan. The areal size of the wetland, the evaporation rate, and the influence on the micro and meso climate are still unresolved questions of the Sudd hydrology. The evaporation flux from the Sudd wetland has been estimated using thermal infrared remote sensing data and a parameterization of the… 

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