Expansão Agrícola em Áreas de Caatinga: Avaliação Numérica com Rams (v. 6.0)
AbstractThe version 6.0 of the numerical model RAMS (RegionalAtmospheric Modeling System) was used to evaluate the impact ofirrigated agriculture expansion upon caatinga vegetation areas. The resultsshow the surface energy balance to be drastically affected. A drop in thesensible heat flux (temperature) and an increase in the latent heat flux(moisture) are among the main effects of the changes in soil use andcoverage.
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