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Lu, Y. (author), Dong, Jianzhi (author), Steele-Dunne, S.C. (author)
The spatial heterogeneity and temporal variation of soil moisture and surface heat fluxes are key to many geophysical and environmental studies. It has been demonstrated that they can be mapped by assimilating soil thermal and wetness information into surface energy balance models. The aim of this work is to determine whether enhancing the...
journal article 2019
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Duerinck, H.M. (author), van der Ent, R.J. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Schoups, G.H.W. (author), Babovic, V (author), Yeh, P.J.F. (author)
The lack of understanding on the soil moisture–precipitation feedback mechanisms remains a large source of uncertainty for land–atmosphere coupled models. Previous observation-based studies on the soil moisture–precipitation feedback in Illinois have shown contradictory results. This paper extends earlier research by providing a more holistic...
journal article 2016
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Van de Wiel, B.J.H. (author), Moene, A.F. (author), Jonker, H.J.J. (author)
The mechanism behind the collapse of turbulence in the evening as a precursor to the onset of the very stable boundary layer is investigated. To this end a cooled, pressure-driven flow is investigated by means of a local similarity model. Simulations reveal a temporary collapse of turbulence whenever the surface heat extraction, expressed in its...
journal article 2012