WAPOR Daily Reference Evapotranspiration

FAO/WAPOR/2/L1_RET_E
Dataset Availability
2009-01-01T00:00:00 - 2020-09-27T00:00:00
Dataset Provider
Earth Engine Snippet
ee.ImageCollection("FAO/WAPOR/2/L1_RET_E")
Tags
agriculture water fao wapor

Description

Reference evapotranspiration (RET) is defined as the evapotranspiration from a hypothetical reference crop and it simulates the behaviour of a well-watered grass surface. Each pixel represents the daily reference evapotranspiration in mm.

Bands

Resolution
0.17 arc degrees

Bands

Name Units Scale Description
L1_RET_E mm 0.1

Reference Evapotranspiration (Daily) [mm]

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is mandated to collect, analyze, interpret, and disseminate information related to nutrition, food, and agriculture. In this regard, it publishes a number of databases on topics related to FAO's mandate, and encourages the use of them for scientific and research purposes. Consistent with the principles of openness and sharing envisioned under the Open Data Licensing For Statistical Databases, and consistent with the mandate of FAO, data from the Water Productivity Open Access Portal (WaPOR), as part of AQUASTAT - FAO's Global Information System on Water and Agriculture, is available free to the user community.

Citations

Citations:
  • FAO 2018. WaPOR Database Methodology: Level 1. Remote Sensing for Water Productivity Technical Report: Methodology Series. Rome, FAO. 72 pages.

  • FAO 2020. WaPOR V2 Database Methodology. Remote Sensing for Water Productivity Technical Report: Methodology Series. Rome, FAO. (in press)

Explore in Earth Engine

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