Articles | Volume 19, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5529–5541, 2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5529–5541, 2019

Research article 26 Apr 2019

Research article | 26 Apr 2019

Estimation of hourly land surface heat fluxes over the Tibetan Plateau by the combined use of geostationary and polar-orbiting satellites

Lei Zhong et al.


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AR by Lei Zhong on behalf of the Authors (16 Mar 2019)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (19 Mar 2019) by Leiming Zhang
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (05 Apr 2019)
ED: Publish as is (09 Apr 2019) by Leiming Zhang
Short summary
Fine-temporal-resolution turbulent heat fluxes at the plateau scale have significant importance for studying diurnal variation characteristics of atmospheric boundary and weather systems in the Tibetan Plateau (TP) and its surroundings. Time series of land surface heat fluxes with high temporal resolution over the entire TP were derived. The derived surface heat fluxes proved to be in good agreement with in situ measurements and were superior to GLDAS flux products.
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