Four eco-hydrologicobservations1) Water balance approachappropriateΔS = P-ET-Q r2) Eucalypt ET is proportional toleaf area and is independentof species3) Leaf area index (LAI) iscontrolled by climaticwetness – water is the mostlimiting factor4) Salinity related to ET and canbe managed this way
Three case studies1. Impacts of deforestation onstream yield and quailty2. Short rotation biomass plantingsto remove excess water3. Payments for water (& wood andcarbon)123Furby et al. 2010. J. Environ. Quality 39: 16-25.