We note the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. Cyril Grivet, who was among those lost in the tragic crash of TWA flight 800 the evening of 17 July 1996. Cyril’s way with instruments, his gift for mathematics, and his generosity are missed. This research was supported by NASA under Grants NAGW-3699 (FIFE) and NAS 531731 (EOS). We are particularly grateful to Alan Betts for the FIFE sitewide average meteorology dataset; to Shashi Verma for the site 16 eddy flux dataset; to the staff of FIFE who assembled the FIFE CD-ROM; and to Jim Collatz, Scott Denning, and Dave Randall for sharing their wisdom.
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