Uncertainty Quantification

  • Andrew D. Richardson
  • Marc Aubinet
  • Alan G. Barr
  • David Y. Hollinger
  • Andreas Ibrom
  • Gitta Lasslop
  • Markus Reichstein
Part of the Springer Atmospheric Sciences book series (SPRINGERATMO)


There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. These are things we don’t know we don’t know.


Eddy Covariance Sonic Anemometer Coordinate Rotation Energy Balance Closure Gross Ecosystem Productivity 
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ADR and DYH acknowledge support from the Office of Science (BER), U.S. Department of Energy, through the Terrestrial Carbon Program under Interagency Agreement No. DE-AI02–07ER64355 and through the Northeastern Regional Center of the National Institute for Climatic Change Research.

We also acknowledge funding by the European infrastructure project IMECC (


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew D. Richardson
    • 1
  • Marc Aubinet
    • 2
  • Alan G. Barr
    • 3
  • David Y. Hollinger
    • 4
  • Andreas Ibrom
    • 5
  • Gitta Lasslop
    • 6
  • Markus Reichstein
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Organismic and Evolutionary BiologyHarvard University HerbariaCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Unit of Biosystem Physics, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech.University of LiegeGemblouxBelgium
  3. 3.Environment CanadaSaskatoonCanada
  4. 4.USDA Forest ServiceDurhamUSA
  5. 5.Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable EnergyTechnical University of Denmark (DTU)RoskildeDenmark
  6. 6.Max-Planck Institute for BiogeochemistryJenaGermany

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