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Volume 16, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1377–1400, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-1377-2016
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Special issue: HD(CP)2 Observational Prototype Experiment (AMT/ACP...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1377–1400, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-1377-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 08 Feb 2016

Research article | 08 Feb 2016

Observed spatiotemporal variability of boundary-layer turbulence over flat, heterogeneous terrain

V. Maurer et al.

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The measurement of turbulence in the lowest 1–2 km above the land surface is important for our understanding of boundary-layer processes. We compared turbulence profiles measured at three locations lying about 3 km apart and found that the deployment of the instruments in different crop fields has no direct influence on turbulence statistics on cloud-free days. Nevertheless, spatial differences as well as correlations were found, indicating the existence of organized structures of turbulence.
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