A Novel Method for Estimating Terrestrial Evapotranspiration by Exploiting the Linkage Between Water and Carbon Cycles

  • Yuting YangEmail author
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As stated in Chap.  5, among many methods of ET quantification, satellite remote sensing has been shown to be one of the most promising ways of mapping ET over larger areas (e.g., Bastiaanssen et al. 1998; Norman et al. 1995). Numerous models with varying structure and complexities have been developed to derive ET from remotely sensed variables (e.g., land surface temperature, LST, and vegetation index, VI) in combination with concurrent meteorological measurements (e.g., near surface air temperature and vapor pressure) (e.g., Bastiaanssen et al. 1998; Long and Singh 2012; Lu and Zhuang 2010; Norman et al. 1995; Su 2002; Yang and Shang 2013).


Gross Primary Production Land Surface Temperature Enhance Vegetation Index MODIS Enhance Vegetation Index Enhance Vegetation Index Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CSIRO Land and WaterCanberraAustralia

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