Articles | Volume 22, issue 8
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 4513–4533, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-4513-2018
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 4513–4533, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-4513-2018

Research article 27 Aug 2018

Research article | 27 Aug 2018

Exploring the merging of the global land evaporation WACMOS-ET products based on local tower measurements

Carlos Jiménez et al.

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Observing the amount of water evaporated in nature is not easy, and we need to combine accurate local measurements with estimates from satellites, more uncertain but covering larger areas. This is the main topic of our paper, in which local observations are compared with global land evaporation estimates, followed by a weighting of the global observations based on this comparison to attempt derive a more accurate evaporation product.