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Term in meteorology for the sum of perspiration and evaporation, so the evaporation of water from flora and fauna, as well as the soil surface. The amount depends on the factors humidity, Coverage and water content of the soil, temperature of the air layers near the ground, temperature of the earth or water surface, solar radiation and wind speed on the earth's surface. With plants like that Rebstock transpiration is the controlled water evaporation of plants via the guard cells, especially the leaves, However, the plants evaporate some water even in dry air and closed cells, because the epidermis is never 100% tight. See also under Water storage capacity and water discharge,

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