The representativeness of measurements of the dissipation rate of atmospheric turbulence energy by 2–nicron pulsed coherent Doppler lidar scanning in the vertical plane is studied experimentally. A comparison of the results of simultaneous measurements of the dissipation rate at different altitudes in the atmospheric boundary layer by lidar and four sonic anemometers has shown that the lidar estimate has a small bias and its relative error does not exceed 25%.
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Banakh, V.A., Smalikho, I.N., Pichugina, E.L. et al. Representativeness of measurements of the dissipation rate of turbulence energy by scanning Doppler lidar. Atmos Ocean Opt 23, 48–54 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856010010100