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New Technique Measures Evaporation Globally
April 11, 2013
Researchers at Columbia Engineering and Boston University released a study in which they have developed the first method to map evaporation globally using weather stations, which will help scientists evaluate water resource management, assess recent trends of evaporation throughout the globe, and validate surface hydrologic models in various conditions. The study was published in the April 1 online early edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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