Description: Coefficient of variation of annual evaporation (%)
Short Name: evap_cv
Metadata contact organization: CSIRO
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Metadata date: 2009-08
Reference date: 2006
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Type: Environmental (gridded) 0.01 degree (~1km)
Classification: Climate ⇒ Evaporation
Units: %
Data language: eng
Notes: Coefficient of variation (%) of annual actual evaporation for 5km x 5km pixels. (This should not be confused with potential evaporation) Standard deviation / mean multiplied by 100. Annual drainage has been calculated by summing monthly data from WaterDyn model 18a 1955-2006 produced by the Australian Water Availability Project (AWAP).
Keywords: water, temperature, precipitation, rain
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