The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the U.S. Office of Naval Research (Grants N00014-97-1-0234 and N00014-97-1-0233) and the Australian Research Council (Grant A00102965). We also express our gratitude to the staff of the School of Civil Engineering of the Australian Defence Force Academy for their help during AUSWEX, particularly Michael Jones, Mary Dalton, and John MacLeod, who offered highly professional and prompt responses to all urgent demands during the experiment. We are also very grateful to CSIRO, Canberra, and the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, ADFA, for their assistance with calibrations of the wind probes. We thank our colleague, Fred Dobson, and the two referees for many constructive comments that greatly added to the clarity and precision of this paper.
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