Evaporation of Lake Ontario

by Ira A. Hunt, Jr., Maj.; U. S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engrs., Detroit, Mich.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 13-33

Document Type: Journal Paper


Precipitation falling over surface of Great Lakes is considerably less than precipitation falling on adjacent land areas; evaporation computed by water budget method is reduced in same amount as precipitation; annual amount of net evaporation from Lake Ontario computed by water budget and mass transfer methods is of order of 2.0 ft.

Subject Headings: Precipitation | Evaporation | Lakes | Computing in civil engineering | Budgets | Mass transfer | Lake Ontario | Great Lakes

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