Mature oil palm plantations are thirstier than tropical forests

Gabriele Manoli1, Ana Meijide2, Neil Huth3, Alexander Knohl4, Yoshiko Kosugi5, Paolo Burlando6, Jaboury Ghazoul1 and Simone Fatichi7, (1)ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (2)University of Göttingen, Bioclimatology, Göttingen, Germany, (3)CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Toowoomba,, Australia, (4)Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, Bioclimatology, Goettingen, Germany, (5)Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, (6)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Instituteof Environmental Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland, (7)ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland