Journal of Hydrology, May 29, 2012, Vol.440-441, p.52(10)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.03.014 Byline: Kate A Brauman (a), David L Freyberg (b), Gretchen C Daily (c) Keywords: Penman-Monteith; Land use change; Stomatal resistance; Aerodynamic resistance; Wet canopy evaporation; Ecohydrology Abstract: a* Potential evapotranspiration (PET) is low on leeward Hawai'i Island. a* In this tropical region without water stress, PET is higher in pasture than in forest. a* Aerodynamic and stomatal control of PET differ for the two vegetation types. a* Land use changes such as increased cattle grazing may impact rates of PET. a* Forest conversion in tropical montane landscapes could affect downstream water users. Author Affiliation: (a) Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources, 473 Via Ortega, Suite 226, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, United States (b) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building, MC 4020, 473 Via Ortega, Room 257, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, United States (c) Department of Biology and Woods Institute for the Environment, 371 Serra Mall, MC 5020, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, United States Article History: Received 22 April 2011; Revised 7 March 2012; Accepted 10 March 2012 Article Note: (miscellaneous) This manuscript was handled by Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Editor-in-Chief, with the assistance of Christa D. Peters-Lidard, Associate Editor
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