• Gisele Cristina Dotto Rubert Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
  • Débora Regina Roberti Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
  • Marcelo Bortoluzzi Diaz Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
  • Osvaldo Luiz Leal de Moraes Universidade Federal de Santa Maria




Bioma Pampa. Eddy covariance. Evapotranspiration.


The eddy covariance technique was used to estimate the sensible and latent heat flux between the atmosphere and the Pampa Biome in the period from 20 November 2013 to 20 November 2014. Annual Evapotranspiration (ET) was 1021 mm, corresponding to 55% of the annual precipitation. The ET is highly correlated with the net radiation (97%). The Bowen ratio was indicated that most of the available energy was used for the evaporation. The evaporative fraction remained about average, with greater variability in the colder months.


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How to Cite

Rubert, G. C. D., Roberti, D. R., Diaz, M. B., & Moraes, O. L. L. de. (2016). EVAPOTRANSPIRATION ESTIMATE ON PASTURE AREA IN SANTA MARIA – RS. Ciência E Natura, 38, 300–304. https://doi.org/10.5902/2179460X20237

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