Why is the atmosphere over land becoming drier? Exploring the roles of atmospheric and land-surface processes on relative humidity

Weber, Kirsten Maria Florentine ORCID: 0000-0002-1336-0342 (2022) Why is the atmosphere over land becoming drier? Exploring the roles of atmospheric and land-surface processes on relative humidity. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.

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Keywords: relative humidity; humidity; atmospheric humidity; hydrology; hydrological cycle; water; droughts; drying; climate; climate variability; climate change; global warming; evaporation; evapotranspiration; precipitation; groundwater; land cover change; land use change; LCLU; LCLU change; observations; climate models; CMIP5; HadISDH; ERA-Interim; HadGEM2-ES; GPCC; GRACE, GLEAM; GIMMS; Brazil; Tibet; Caspian Sea; California; Mongolia; southern Africa; atmospheric oscillations; modes of variability; El Niño, El Niño Southern Oscillation; ENSO; winds; ITCZ; CO2; plant physiology; stomata
Awarding institution: University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > Biomedical Science (Sheffield)
The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Geography (Sheffield)
Identification Number/EthosID (e.g. uk.bl.ethos.123456): uk.bl.ethos.861138
Depositing User: Dr Kirsten Maria Florentine Weber
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2022 15:06
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2022 10:01

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