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Dataset Recent evapotranspiration

TLF ID M012704

This resource is a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) web page with a map of Australia showing daily reference evapotranspiration and also tables of daily transpiration for each Australian state and the Northern Territory. Monthly data is available via the location links in the tables for each state.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for the Biomes and food security unit in year 9 Geographical Knowledge and Understanding, particularly for the content description that refers to the environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world. It would also be useful for year 9 Geographical Inquiry and Skills, particularly for the content description about interpreting, analysing and evaluating geographical information.
  • This is a useful resource that supports the science curriculum for year 10, particularly the content description in Science Understanding, Earth and space sciences about global systems, including the carbon cycle, relying on interactions involving the biosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere.
  • The resource can contribute to students attaining those elements of the achievement standard in year 10 science referring to describing and analysing interactions and cycles within and between Earth's spheres.
  • The resource supports the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability, particularly in regard to the organising idea about the biosphere being a dynamic system providing conditions that sustain life on Earth.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Organization: Commonwealth of Australia
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: Bureau of Meteorology
  • Organization: Bureau of Meteorology
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL:
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Text
  • © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013, except where indicated otherwise. You may use, reproduce and communicate the materials free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the materials.