Spatial Variability of Soil Moisture after Rainfall Events and Its Role in Triggering Convection in Semi-arid Regions

Hsin Hsu1, Min-Hui Lo1, Benoit P Guillod2 and Diego G. Miralles3, (1)NTU National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (2)University of Oxford, ECI/School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford, United Kingdom, (3)Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium