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Title: Energy Balance Bowen Ratio Station (EBBR) Instrument Handbook

Abstract

The energy balance Bowen ratio (EBBR) system produces 30-minute estimates of the vertical fluxes of sensible and latent heat at the local surface. Flux estimates are calculated from observations of net radiation, soil surface heat flux, and the vertical gradients of temperature and relative humidity (RH). Meteorological data collected by the EBBR are used to calculate bulk aerodynamic fluxes, which are used in the Bulk Aerodynamic Technique (BA) EBBR value-added product (VAP) to replace sunrise and sunset spikes in the flux data. A unique aspect of the system is the automatic exchange mechanism (AEM), which helps to reduce errors from instrument offset drift.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM), Acquisition and Project Management (EM-50); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
OSTI Identifier:
1020562
Report Number(s):
DOE/SC-ARM/TR-037
TRN: US201120%%379
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-7601830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; AERODYNAMICS; ENERGY BALANCE; HEAT FLUX; HUMIDITY; MANUALS; SOILS; Energy balance Bowen ratio system, Southern Great Plains, Central Facility, Extended Facility, heat flux, Bowen ratio, eddy corrrelation station, soil moisture

Citation Formats

Cook, DR. Energy Balance Bowen Ratio Station (EBBR) Instrument Handbook. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1020562.
Cook, DR. Energy Balance Bowen Ratio Station (EBBR) Instrument Handbook. United States. doi:10.2172/1020562.
Cook, DR. Tue . "Energy Balance Bowen Ratio Station (EBBR) Instrument Handbook". United States. doi:10.2172/1020562. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1020562.
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abstractNote = {The energy balance Bowen ratio (EBBR) system produces 30-minute estimates of the vertical fluxes of sensible and latent heat at the local surface. Flux estimates are calculated from observations of net radiation, soil surface heat flux, and the vertical gradients of temperature and relative humidity (RH). Meteorological data collected by the EBBR are used to calculate bulk aerodynamic fluxes, which are used in the Bulk Aerodynamic Technique (BA) EBBR value-added product (VAP) to replace sunrise and sunset spikes in the flux data. A unique aspect of the system is the automatic exchange mechanism (AEM), which helps to reduce errors from instrument offset drift.},
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year = {Tue Apr 24 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
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