Climate change and water use of native vegetation

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dc.contributor.author Macinnis-Ng, Catriona en_US
dc.contributor.author Eamus, Derek en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:12:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:12:37Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009004638 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Macinnis-Ng Catriona and Eamus Derek 2009, 'Climate change and water use of native vegetation', Land and Water Australia, Canberra, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-9806611-8-7 en_US
dc.identifier.other R2 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16732
dc.description.abstract Under climate change conditions Australia will generally be hotter and, for many parts of the country drier. Vegetation water use is strongly influenced by soil moisture availability (which is influenced by rainfall) and evaporative demand. Soil moisture will be more scarce in the future across much of the continent due to declining rainfall. The major input of water into the Australian landscape is rainfall and most rainfall (70?95%) returns to the atmosphere as evapotranspiration, leaving little water for human consumption, riverflows and recharge of groundwater. The proportion of rainfall used in evapotranspiration increases as rainfall declines so even though the absolute amount of transpiration may decline, the water yield of a landscape will also decline as rainfall decreases with climate change. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Land and Water Australia en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://lwa.gov.au/files/products/innovation/pn30134/pn30134_0.pdf en_US
dc.title Climate change and water use of native vegetation en_US
dc.parent en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Canberra, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 16 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 050200 en_US
dc.personcode 980151 en_US
dc.personcode 000006 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Environmental Science and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Climate change Water use Native vegetation en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 000006 en_US


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