The Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Interface

  • W. James Shuttleworth
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 5)


The Scientific Plan for GEWEX draws together and enhances a range of climate research activities which have the specific scientific objectives:
  • to determine the hydrological cycle and energy fluxes by means of global measurements of observable atmospheric and surface properties;

  • to model the global hydrological cycle and its effects on the atmosphere and oceans; and

  • to develop the ability to predict the variations of global and regional hydrological processes and water resources, and their response to environmental change.


Surface Resistance Aggregation Rule Vegetation Canopy World Climate Research Programme Global Hydrological Cycle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. James Shuttleworth
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  1. 1.Institute of HydrologyWallingford, OxfordshireUK

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