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UCLA C&EE 150: Introduction to Hydrology Instructional Objectives: By the end of the section on Evaporation you should be able to: List the three requirements needed for evaporation to occur Convert back and forth between evaporation mass flux, latent heat flux, and depth flux Write down the units of evaporation mass flux and latent heat flux Define potential evaporation Write down the surface energy balance Define the individual terms of the surface energy balance Estimate evaporation as a residual in the energy balance equation Describe the functional form of the average horizontal wind speed profile in the atmospheric surface layer Determine the aerodynamic roughness length and zero-plane displacement height in
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Unformatted text preview: terms of the height of surface roughness elements • Define and compute the aerodynamic resistance to turbulent heat transfer • Define the Bowen ratio • Compute the Bowen ratio from dual-level measurements of air temperature and humidity • Estimate evaporation from the Energy Balance Bowen Ratio (EBBR) method • Write down expressions for latent and sensible heat flux using the mass-transfer approach • Apply the Penman/Penman-Monteith models to estimate potential evaporation and/or evapotranspiration respectively • Explain some of the environmental factors that regulate transpiration by plants...
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