Measurement and prediction of evaporation from forested and agricultural catchments (J.B. Stewart). Measuring evapotranspiration by hydrological methods (J.W. Holmes). Evapotranspiration from a Eucalyptus community (M.L. Sharma). Determination of the evapotranspiration of E. regnans forested catchments using hydrological measurements (R.J. Moran, P.J. O'Shaughnessy). Terminology and concepts in natural evaporation (I.C. McIlroy). The measurement of evaporation by meteorological methods (J.R. Garratt). The uses and limitations of flux-gradient relationships in micrometeorology (M.R. Raupach, B.J. Legg). Evapotranspiration - How good is the Bowen ratio method? (D.E. Angus, P.J. Watts). Evaluation of evapotranspiration and canopy resistance: An alternative combination approach (E.K. Webb). Plant physiological methods for studying evapotranspiration. Problems of telling the forest from the trees (O.T. Denmead). Evapotranspiration of four major agricultural plant communities in the south-west of Western Australia measured with large ventilation chambers (R.A. Nulsen). Modelling evapotranspiration: An approach to heterogeneous communities (C.W. Rose). Water used by isolated trees (J.J. Landsberg, R. McMurtrie). A model of canopy drying (E. Wronski). Using the Penman-Monteith equation predictively (K.G. McNaughton, P.G. Jarvis). Evapotranspiration and soil heterogeneity (R.J. Luxmoore, M.L. Sharma). Water balance under wheat modelled with limited soil data (E.L. Greacon, C.T. Hignett). The development and proving of models of large scale evapotranspiration: An Australian study (F.X. Dunin, A.R. Aston). Summary and recommendations of the Workshop on `Evapotranspiration from Plant Communities' (C.W. Rose, M.L. Sharma). Author Index.