Instrument Requirements for Eddy Correlation Measurements

Gordon A. McBean Atmospheric Environment Service, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Abstract

The response requirements of the sensors, in particular the vertical wind sensor, used for eddy correlation measurements are discussed. Data are presented to allow estimation of the errors due to inadequate cosine and frequency response of the vertical wind sensor. A Gill propeller anemometer is examined as an example to show how large the errors might be.

Abstract

The response requirements of the sensors, in particular the vertical wind sensor, used for eddy correlation measurements are discussed. Data are presented to allow estimation of the errors due to inadequate cosine and frequency response of the vertical wind sensor. A Gill propeller anemometer is examined as an example to show how large the errors might be.

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