25. Sensitivity to Land Surface Exchanges

  1. W. James Shuttleworth

Published Online: 17 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951933.ch25

Terrestrial Hydrometeorology

Terrestrial Hydrometeorology

How to Cite

Shuttleworth, W. J. (2012) Sensitivity to Land Surface Exchanges, in Terrestrial Hydrometeorology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119951933.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659380

Online ISBN: 9781119951933



  • land surface exchange sensitivity;
  • land surface influence on weather and climate;
  • land surface influence and ‘IPCC-like’ categories;
  • existing land-atmosphere interaction;
  • topography effect on convection, precipitation;
  • transient changes in land surfaces;
  • vegetation cover, and transient change effects;
  • imposed persistent changes in land cover;
  • areas of precipitation recycling, greater realism and accuracy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Influence of land surfaces on weather and climate

  • Important points in this chapter