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Effects of different eddy covariance correction schemes on energy balance closure and comparisons with the modified Bowen ratio systemAuthor(s): Adam Wolf; Nick Saliendra; Kanat Akshalov; Douglas A. Johnson; Emilio Laca
Source: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 148: 942-952.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionEddy covariance (EC) and modified Bowen ratio (MBR) systems have been shown to yield subtly different estimates of sensible heat (H), latent heat (LE), and CO2 fluxes (Fc). Our study analyzed the discrepancies between these two systems by first considering the role of the data processing algorithm used to estimate fluxes using EC and later examining the effects of atmospheric stability on discrepancies between EC and MBR. We found that EC correction algorithms disproportionately increase the magnitude of LE and Fc, and consequently have a strong effect on the Bowen ratio measured by EC.
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CitationWolf, Adam; Saliendra, Nick; Akshalov, Kanat; Johnson, Douglas A.; Laca, Emilio. 2008. Effects of different eddy covariance correction schemes on energy balance closure and comparisons with the modified Bowen ratio system. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 148: 942-952.
Keywordseddy covariance, modified Bowen ratio, flux correction
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