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A comparison of short-term measurements of lake evaporation using eddy correlation and energy budget methods

Journal of Hydrology

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Abstract

Concurrent short-term measurements of evaporation from a shallow lake, using eddy correlation and energy budget methods, indicate that sensible and latent heat flux between lake and atmosphere, and energy storage in the lake, may vary considerably across the lake. Measuring net radiation with a net radiometer on the lake appeared to be more accurate than measuring incoming radiation nearby and modeling outgoing radiation. Short-term agreement between the two evaporation measurements was obtained by using an energy storage term that was weighted to account for the area-of-influence of the eddy correlation sensors. Relatively short bursts of evaporation were indicated by the eddy correlation sensors shortly after midnight on two of three occasions. ?? 1991.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
A comparison of short-term measurements of lake evaporation using eddy correlation and energy budget methods
Series title:
Journal of Hydrology
Volume
122
Issue:
1-4
Year Published:
1991
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Journal of Hydrology
First page:
15
Last page:
22
Number of Pages:
8