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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1988
  • pp: 2236–2240

Observation of the structure parameters C T 2, CTQ, and C Q 2 in the mixed layer over land

W. Kohsiek  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 11, pp. 2236-2240 (1988)

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We obtained simultaneous measurements of the structure parameters C T 2, CTQ, and C Q 2 from the KNMI meteorological tower at Cabauw and investigated the behavior of these structure parameters in the mixed layer. In the lower part of the mixed layer, the structure parameters were found to follow the free-convection prediction (z/zi)−4/3. In the upper part of the mixed layer a frequency-dependent phase shift between temperature and humidity fluctuations was found.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 3, 1987
Published: June 1, 1988

W. Kohsiek, "Observation of the structure parameters CT2, CTQ, and CQ2 in the mixed layer over land," Appl. Opt. 27, 2236-2240 (1988)

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