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Record nummer 1881943
Titel The effects of rising CO2 levels on evapotranspiration
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[authors: J.P.M. Witte, B. Kruijt and C. Maas]
Auteur(s) Witte, J.P.M. ; Kruijt, B. ; Maas, C.
Uitgever Nieuwegein : Kiwa Water Research
Jaar van uitgave 2006
Pagina's 59 p
Annotatie(s) KWR 06.003  toon alle annotatie(s)
Project no.: 30.6662.400
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Trefwoorden (cab) evapotranspiratie / kooldioxide / klimaatverandering / hydrologie / plant-water relaties / modellen / nederland / broeikasgassen
Rubrieken Klimaatverandering / Hydrologie
Publicatie type Boek
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) In the context of Phase 2 of the Netherlands Drought Study, Kiwa Water Research conducted an exploratory literature study on the effects of CO2 increases in evapotranspiration, biomass production and competition between plant species (Doomen & Witte, 2004). One of the most important results of the study is that an increase in CO2 levels can lead to a significant reduction in potential evapotranspiration. If this result is correct, it has important consequences for hydrology in The Netherlands in a period of climate change: instead of becoming drier, as is generally assumed, The Netherlands would become wetter. However, this exploratory literature study was too brief to fully substantiate a relation between an increase in CO2 levels and a decrease in evapotranspiration. For this reason, the Institute of Integrated Water Management and Waste water Treatment, Riza, has asked Kiwa Water Research to do further research into the effects of CO2 increases on decreasing evapotranspiration. This report is an account of this research
Betrokken instanties KWR, Watercycle Research Institute
Rijksinstituut voor Integraal Zoetwaterbeheer en Afvalwaterbehandeling (RIZA)
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