Evaporation from Pyramid and Winnemucca Lakes, Nevada

by S.T. Harding,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 1, Pg. 1-14

Document Type: Journal Paper


Role of heat storage in evaporation studied; observed data show that when Winnemucca Lake approached dryness and adjacent Pyramid Lake still exceeded depth of 200 ft, annual evaporation from 2 lakes was same; however, monthly quantities differ as result of heat storage in deeper lake.

Subject Headings: Evaporation | Lakes | Water storage | Energy storage | Hydrologic data | Professional societies | Nevada | United States

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