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HESS | Articles | Volume 23, issue 2
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 657–668, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-657-2019
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Special issue: Integration of Earth observations and models for global water...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 657–668, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-657-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Review article 06 Feb 2019

Review article | 06 Feb 2019

Modelling Lake Titicaca's daily and monthly evaporation

Ramiro Pillco Zolá et al.

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The evaporation was computed at a daily time step and compared with the estimated evaporation using mean monthly meteorological observations. We found that the most reliable method of determining the annual lake evaporation is using the heat balance approach.
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