1 December 1990 Large-area estimates of surface fluxes
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Flux measurements of water vapor and sensible heat, using aircraft-mounted sensors, have been obtained by several research groups during the last two decades. More recently, CO2 flux, as well as radiative data from aircraft and satellite measurements, have also been obtained in conjunction with such fluxes. The combination of these data provides an excellent opportunity for developing an improved understanding of terrestrial ecosystem-atmosphere interactions which has become an important challenge if we are to assess correctly man's impact on the atmosphere and climate. This paper will attempt to demonstrate the current status of airborne flux measurements in North America for obtaining large area estimates of surface fluxes.
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Raymond L. Desjardins, Raymond L. Desjardins, John I. MacPherson, John I. MacPherson, P. H. Schuepp, P. H. Schuepp, P. Caramori, P. Caramori, } "Large-area estimates of surface fluxes", Proc. SPIE 1300, Remote Sensing of the Biosphere, (1 December 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21396; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.21396

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