A new research approach for observing and characterizing land-atmosphere feedback

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/5497
dc.identifier.uri https://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/5544
dc.contributor.author Wulfmeyer, Volker
dc.contributor.author Turner, David D.
dc.contributor.author Baker, B.
dc.contributor.author Banta, R.
dc.contributor.author Behrendt, A.
dc.contributor.author Bonin, T.
dc.contributor.author Brewer, W.A.
dc.contributor.author Buban, M.
dc.contributor.author Choukulkar, A.
dc.contributor.author Dumas, E.
dc.contributor.author Hardesty, R.M.
dc.contributor.author Heus, T.
dc.contributor.author Ingwersen, J.
dc.contributor.author Lange, D.
dc.contributor.author Metzendorf, S.
dc.contributor.author Muppa, S.K.
dc.contributor.author Meyers, T.
dc.contributor.author Newsom, R.
dc.contributor.author Osman, M.
dc.contributor.author Raasch, S.
dc.contributor.author Santanello, J.C.
dc.contributor.author Senff, F.
dc.contributor.author Späth, F.
dc.contributor.author Wagner, T.
dc.contributor.author Weckwerth, T.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-09T10:27:11Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-09T10:27:11Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Wulfmeyer, V. et al.: A new research approach for observing and characterizing land-atmosphere feedback. In: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99 (2018), Nr. 8, S. 1639-1667. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0009.1
dc.description.abstract Forecast errors with respect to wind, temperature, moisture, clouds, and precipitation largely correspond to the limited capability of current Earth system models to capture and simulate land–atmosphere feedback. To facilitate its realistic simulation in next-generation models, an improved process understanding of the related complex interactions is essential. To this end, accurate 3D observations of key variables in the land–atmosphere (L–A) system with high vertical and temporal resolution from the surface to the free troposphere are indispensable. Recently, we developed a synergy of innovative ground-based, scanning active remote sensing systems for 2D to 3D measurements of wind, temperature, and water vapor from the surface to the lower troposphere that is able to provide comprehensive datasets for characterizing L–A feedback independently of any model input. Several new applications are introduced, such as the mapping of surface momentum, sensible heat, and latent heat fluxes in heterogeneous terrain; the testing of Monin–Obukhov similarity theory and turbulence parameterizations; the direct measurement of entrainment fluxes; and the development of new flux-gradient relationships. An experimental design taking advantage of the sensors’ synergy and advanced capabilities was realized for the first time during the Land Atmosphere Feedback Experiment (LAFE), conducted at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Southern Great Plains site in August 2017. The scientific goals and the strategy of achieving them with the LAFE dataset are introduced. We envision the initiation of innovative L–A feedback studies in different climate regions to improve weather forecast, climate, and Earth system models worldwide. Copyright 2018 American Meteorological Society eng
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Boston, Massachusetts : American Meteorological Society
dc.relation.ispartofseries Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99 (2018), Nr.8
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dc.subject land–atmosphere (L–A) system eng
dc.subject.ddc 550 | Geowissenschaften ger
dc.subject.ddc 551 | Geologie, Hydrologie, Meteorologie ger
dc.title A new research approach for observing and characterizing land-atmosphere feedback eng
dc.type Article
dc.type Text
dc.relation.essn 1520-0477
dc.relation.issn 0003-0007
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0009.1
dc.bibliographicCitation.issue 8
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 99
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 1639
dc.bibliographicCitation.lastPage 1667
dc.description.version publishedVersion
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