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Latest version of Global Aridity Index and Potential Evapotranspiration Database released

Phys.org/news (JULY 26, 2022)

Titre : Latest version of Global Aridity Index and Potential Evapotranspiration Database released

An international team of scientists has released the updated and improved estimations of Potential Evapotranspiration and an Aridity Index for the entire world based upon a fully parameterized geospatial implementation of the Penman-Monteith Equation, a widely used standard methodology.

Phys.org/news (JULY 26, 2022)

Présentation
The database has proven to be a valuable global public good. Already available online back in 2009, its earlier versions have been downloaded nearly 50,000 times, applied across disciplines, and has nearly 1,500 citations on topics ranging from agriculture and natural resource sciences to genetics, anthropology, archaeology, conflict resolution, and climate change.

Source  : ZHANG Nannan, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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