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Eddy Covariance

A Practical Guide to Measurement and Data Analysis

  • Reference book for dimensioning building and managing eddy covariance systems

  • Reference book for setting up rational data treatment procedures

  • Reference for students who want to study the bases of eddy covariance

  • Rational and accessible to non-specialists in micrometeorology

Part of the book series: Springer Atmospheric Sciences (SPRINGERATMO)

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii
  2. The Eddy Covariance Method

    • Thomas Foken, Marc Aubinet, Ray Leuning
    Pages 1-19
  3. Measurement, Tower, and Site Design Considerations

    • J. William Munger, Henry W. Loescher, Hongyan Luo
    Pages 21-58
  4. Data Acquisition and Flux Calculations

    • Corinna Rebmann, Olaf Kolle, Bernard Heinesch, Ronald Queck, Andreas Ibrom, Marc Aubinet
    Pages 59-83
  5. Corrections and Data Quality Control

    • Thomas Foken, Ray Leuning, Steven R. Oncley, Matthias Mauder, Marc Aubinet
    Pages 85-131
  6. Nighttime Flux Correction

    • Marc Aubinet, Christian Feigenwinter, Bernard Heinesch, Quentin Laffineur, Dario Papale, Markus Reichstein et al.
    Pages 133-157
  7. Data Gap Filling

    • Dario Papale
    Pages 159-172
  8. Uncertainty Quantification

    • Andrew D. Richardson, Marc Aubinet, Alan G. Barr, David Y. Hollinger, Andreas Ibrom, Gitta Lasslop et al.
    Pages 173-209
  9. Footprint Analysis

    • Üllar Rannik, Andrey Sogachev, Thomas Foken, Mathias Göckede, Natascha Kljun, Monique Y. Leclerc et al.
    Pages 211-261
  10. Partitioning of Net Fluxes

    • Markus Reichstein, Paul C. Stoy, Ankur R. Desai, Gitta Lasslop, Andrew D. Richardson
    Pages 263-289
  11. Disjunct Eddy Covariance Method

    • Janne Rinne, Christof Ammann
    Pages 291-307
  12. Eddy Covariance Measurements over Forests

    • Bernard Longdoz, André Granier
    Pages 309-318
  13. Eddy Covariance Measurements over Crops

    • Christine Moureaux, Eric Ceschia, Nicola Arriga, Pierre Béziat, Werner Eugster, Werner L. Kutsch et al.
    Pages 319-331
  14. Eddy Covariance Measurements over Grasslands

    • Georg Wohlfahrt, Katja Klumpp, Jean-François Soussana
    Pages 333-344
  15. Eddy Covariance Measurements over Wetlands

    • Tuomas Laurila, Mika Aurela, Juha-Pekka Tuovinen
    Pages 345-364
  16. Eddy Covariance Measurements over Lakes

    • Timo Vesala, Werner Eugster, Anne Ojala
    Pages 365-376
  17. Eddy Covariance Measurements Over Urban Areas

    • Christian Feigenwinter, Roland Vogt, Andreas Christen
    Pages 377-397
  18. Database Maintenance, Data Sharing Policy, Collaboration

    • Dario Papale, Deborah A. Agarwal, Dennis Baldocchi, Robert B. Cook, Joshua B. Fisher, Catharine van Ingen
    Pages 399-424
  19. Back Matter

    Pages 425-438

About this book

This highly practical handbook is an exhaustive treatment of eddy covariance measurement that will be of keen interest to scientists who are not necessarily specialists in micrometeorology. The chapters cover measuring fluxes using eddy covariance technique, from the tower installation and system dimensioning to data collection, correction and analysis.

With a state-of-the-art perspective, the authors examine the latest techniques and address the most up-to-date methods for data processing and quality control. The chapters provide answers to data treatment problems including data filtering, footprint analysis, data gap filling, uncertainty evaluation, and flux separation, among others. The authors cover the application of measurement techniques in different ecosystems such forest, crops, grassland, wetland, lakes and rivers, and urban areas, highlighting peculiarities, specific practices and methods to be considered. The book also covers what to do when you have all your data, summarizing the objectives of a data base as well as using case studies of the CarboEurope and FLUXNET databases to demonstrate the way they should be maintained and managed. Policies for data use, exchange and publication are also discussed and proposed.

This one compendium, is a valuable source of information on eddy covariance measurement that allows readers to make rational and relevant choices in positioning, dimensioning, installing and maintaining an eddy covariance site; collecting, treating, correcting and analyzing eddy covariance data; and scaling up eddy flux measurements to annual scale and evaluating their uncertainty.

Keywords

  • Eddy covariance
  • Methodology
  • Micrometeorology
  • Net Ecosystem exchanges

Editors and Affiliations

  • Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Unit of Biosystem Physics, Université de Liège, Gembloux, Belgium

    Marc Aubinet

  • Dept. Economics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

    Timo Vesala

  • Department for Innovation in Biological,, Agro-food and Forest Systems, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

    Dario Papale

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 139.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-94-007-2351-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)