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Evaporation at Reedy Lake, daily data, Orange County, Florida, November 28,2001 - December 16, 2019


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Sumner, D.M., and Wacker, M.A., 2020, Evaporation at Reedy Lake, daily data, Orange County, Florida, November 28,2001 - December 16, 2019: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


The data consists of daily evaporation measurements/estimates for the time period November 28, 2001 to December 16, 2019. These data are derived from Bowen ratio energy budget computations of actual evaporation based on meteorological and water temperature data at the USGS Reedy Lake evaporation station (USGS station number 282458081364800). This station is located near the center of a lake within the Lake Wales Ridge physiographic province at location 28 degrees 24 minutes 58 seconds North / 081 degrees 36 minutes 48 seconds West within Orange County, Florida. The black water (tannic) lake is crudely circular in shape (minimum and maximum diameters of 750 and 920 meters) and is largely surrounded by forests. The lake is landlocked [...]


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David M Sumner
Process Contact :
David M Sumner
Originator :
David M Sumner, Michael A Wacker
Metadata Contact :
David M Sumner
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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Data were collected in order to provide historical estimates of evaporation - a large component of the hydrologic budget - at Reedy Lake, Orange County, Florida.
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DOI doi:10.5066/P9F2LHWW

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