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Eddy Covariance Book

Eddy Covariance Method for Scientific, Industrial, Agricultural, and Regulatory Applications
by George Burba.

This Step-by-Step Guide to Flux Measurement Includes theory, experiment design, implementation, data processing, and analysis.

Citation:

Burba, G., 2013. Eddy Covariance Method for Scientific, Industrial, Agricultural, and Regulatory Applications: A Field Book on Measuring Ecosystem Gas Exchange and Areal Emission Rates. LI-COR Biosciences, Lincoln, NE, USA, 331 pp.

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A Brief Practical Guide to Eddy Covariance Flux Measurements

by George Burba and Dan Anderson

LI-7200RS Posters

Investigation on the Importance of Fast Air Temperature Measurements in the Sampling Cell of Short-Tube Closed-Path Gas Analyzer for Eddy Covariance Fluxes
James Kathilankal, Gerardo Fratini, George Burba, 2014. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 15-19 December.

Measuring CO2 and H2O fluxes from fast mixing ratio without a need for density corrections
G. Burba, A. Schmidt, R. Scott, T. Nakai, J. Kathilankal, G. Fratini, C. Hanson; B. Law, D. McDermitt, and R. Eckles, 2011. Measuring CO2 and H2O fluxes from fast mixing ratio without a need for density corrections. 16th WMO/IAEA Meeting on Carbon Dioxide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and Related Tracer Measurement Techniques, Wellington, New Zealand, 25-28 October.

Combining the strengths of open-path and closed-path designs into a single CO2/H2O gas analyzer
Burba, G., M. Furtaw, D. McDermitt, and R. Eckles, 2009. Combining the strengths of open-path and closed-path designs into a single CO2/H2O gas analyzer. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 14-18 December

Efficacy of Using Eddy Covariance Method for Gas and Energy Flux measurements in Disciplines and Applications beyond Micrometeorology.
Burba, G., and D. Anderson, 2011. Efficacy of Using Eddy Covariance Method for Gas and Energy Flux measurements in Disciplines and Applications beyond Micrometeorology. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 03 — 06 April. Submitted

Comparison of CO2 and H2O Eddy Fluxes Derived from Density and from Mixing Ratio Measured by an Enclosed Gas Analyzer.<
Burba G., A. Schmidt, R. Scott, G. Fratini, J. Kathilankal, B. Law, D. McDermitt, and C. Hanson, 2011. Comparison of CO2 and H2 O eddy fluxes derived from density and from mixing ratio measured by an enclosed gas analyzer. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 03-08 April

LI-7200RS References and Links

  • Evapotranspiration Application Note
  • The Importance of Water Vapor Measurements and Corrections
  • Metzger, S., et al. (2016). Optimization of an enclosed gas analyzer sampling system for measuring eddy covariance fluxes of H2O and CO2. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 9: 1341-1359.
  • Aubinet, A. et al. (2016). Dimensioning IRGA gas sampling systems: laboratory and field experiments. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 9: 1361-1367.
  • Burba, G., A. Schmidt, R. Scott, T. Nakai, J. Kathilankal, G. Fratini, C. Hanson, B. Law, D. McDermitt, R. Eckles, M. Furtaw, and M.Velgersdyk, 2012. Calculating CO2 and H2O eddy covariance fluxes from an enclosed gas analyzer using an instantaneous mixing ratio. Global Change Biology, 18(1): 385-399
  • Nakai T, Iwata H, Harazono Y (2011) Importance of mixing ratio for a long-term CO2 flux measurement with a closed-path system. Tellus B, Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 63(3): 302-308
  • Burba, G., D. McDermitt, D. Anderson, M. Furtaw, and R. Eckles, 2010. Novel design of an enclosed CO2/H2O gas analyzer for Eddy Covariance flux measurements. Tellus B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 62(5): 743-748
  • Clement, R., G. Burba, A. Grelle, D. Anderson, and J. Moncrieff, 2009. Improved trace gas flux estimation through IRGA sampling optimization. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149 (3-4): 623-638
  • Sigrid Dengel, Peter E. Levy, John Grace, Stephanie K. Jones, and Ute M. Skiba (2011), Methane emissions from sheep pasture, measured with an open-path eddy covariance system. Global Change Biology, Volume 17, Issue 12, pg 3524-3533.
  • Nakai, T., K. Yongwon, R.C. Busey, R. Suzuki, S. Nagai, H. Kobayashi, H. Park, K. Sugiura, A. Ito, 2013. Characteristics of evapotranspiration from a permafrost black spruce forest in interior Alaska. Polar Science 7 (2): 136-148.
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