Estimativa da Evapotranspiração Potencialem Bagé-RS para Aplicação no Indice Padronizado Precipitação-Evapotranspiração
AbstractThe aim of this study was to evaluate the best method for estimating potential evapotranspiration for the region of Bagé-RS, for its application in standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index (SPEI). Among the methods evaluated, the Penman-Montheith (ET0pen) presented the best estimates compared to measured potential evaporation. The use of ET0pen on index calculation SPEI identified drought periods consistent with those reported in the media.
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