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Volume 11, issue 24
Biogeosciences, 11, 7369–7382, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-7369-2014
© Author(s) 2014. This work is distributed under
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Biogeosciences, 11, 7369–7382, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-7369-2014
© Author(s) 2014. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 22 Dec 2014

Research article | 22 Dec 2014

Components of near-surface energy balance derived from satellite soundings – Part 2: Noontime latent heat flux

K. Mallick et al.

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AR by Kaniska Mallick on behalf of the Authors (02 Oct 2014)  Author's response    Manuscript
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RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (17 Oct 2014)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (Editor review) (22 Oct 2014) by Paul Stoy
AR by Kaniska Mallick on behalf of the Authors (31 Oct 2014)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (10 Nov 2014) by Paul Stoy
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We have successfully used NASA-AIRS temperature-humidity profiles and associated radiances within a Bowen ratio framework to produce the first ever global sounder latent and sensible heat fluxes (SoLH and SoSH). These SoLH and SoSH estimates do not require any land surface parameterisations of the aerodynamic and stomatal conductances and hence are ideally suited to interrogate or improve the surface paramaterisations embedded in the land components of Earth system models.
We have successfully used NASA-AIRS temperature-humidity profiles and associated radiances...
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