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Table 2 Overview of the summed-up model results from 23 April to 28 August

From: Variability and distribution of spatial evapotranspiration in semi arid Inner Mongolian grasslands from 2002 to 2011

  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 MEAN
P [mm] 168.2 300.8 160.9 141.7 136.3 141.4 162.1 116.4 150.5 174.6 165.29
ET [mm] 167.5 198.6 165.4 145.5 139.6 145.8 165.1 119.2 154.5 179.7 158.09
T [mm] 89.7 113.0 92.7 83.3 80.2 79.2 88.1 69.4 91.1 102.4 88.91
E [mm] 66.8 73.5 61.3 54.4 50.5 59.1 66.0 44.7 56.5 63.6 59.64
Ei [mm] 11.0 12.1 11.4 7.8 8.9 7.5 11.0 5.1 6.9 13.7 9.54
VRFL [mm] 13.7 77.3 10.9 3.8 4.2 3.5 8.8 1.5 14.1 18.6 15.64
P-ET-VRFL [mm] −13.0 24.90 −15.40 −7.60 −7.50 −7.90 −11.80 −4.30 −18.10 −23.70 −8.44
ET/P 0.99 0.66 1.03 1.03 1.02 1.03 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.03 0.99
T/ET 0.54 0.57 0.56 0.57 0.57 0.54 0.53 0.58 0.59 0.57 0.56
  1. Note VRFL is the vertical flow through the parameterised soil and P-ET-VRFL corresponds to the change in soil moisture during that time.