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Title: A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods: Soil Heat Flux Calculation

Abstract

We evaluated nine methods of soil heat flux calculation using field observations. All nine methods underestimated the soil heat flux by at least 19%. This large underestimation is mainly caused by uncertainties in soil thermal properties.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Laboratory for Atmospheric Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman Washington USA
  2. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland Washington USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1373840
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-127368
Journal ID: ISSN 2169-897X; KP1702030
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 122; Journal Issue: 13; Journal ID: ISSN 2169-897X
Publisher:
American Geophysical Union
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Gao, Zhongming, Russell, Eric S., Missik, Justine E. C., Huang, Maoyi, Chen, Xingyuan, Strickland, Chris E., Clayton, Ray, Arntzen, Evan, Ma, Yulong, and Liu, Heping. A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods: Soil Heat Flux Calculation. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/2017JD027160.
Gao, Zhongming, Russell, Eric S., Missik, Justine E. C., Huang, Maoyi, Chen, Xingyuan, Strickland, Chris E., Clayton, Ray, Arntzen, Evan, Ma, Yulong, & Liu, Heping. A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods: Soil Heat Flux Calculation. United States. doi:10.1002/2017JD027160.
Gao, Zhongming, Russell, Eric S., Missik, Justine E. C., Huang, Maoyi, Chen, Xingyuan, Strickland, Chris E., Clayton, Ray, Arntzen, Evan, Ma, Yulong, and Liu, Heping. Wed . "A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods: Soil Heat Flux Calculation". United States. doi:10.1002/2017JD027160.
@article{osti_1373840,
title = {A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods: Soil Heat Flux Calculation},
author = {Gao, Zhongming and Russell, Eric S. and Missik, Justine E. C. and Huang, Maoyi and Chen, Xingyuan and Strickland, Chris E. and Clayton, Ray and Arntzen, Evan and Ma, Yulong and Liu, Heping},
abstractNote = {We evaluated nine methods of soil heat flux calculation using field observations. All nine methods underestimated the soil heat flux by at least 19%. This large underestimation is mainly caused by uncertainties in soil thermal properties.},
doi = {10.1002/2017JD027160},
journal = {Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres},
issn = {2169-897X},
number = 13,
volume = 122,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {7}
}

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