Articles | Volume 11, issue 24
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, A. Jarvis, G. Wohlfahrt, G. Kiely, T. Hirano, A. Miyata, S. Yamamoto, and L. Hoffmann

Related authors

Components of near-surface energy balance derived from satellite soundings – Part 1: Noontime net available energy
K. Mallick, A. Jarvis, G. Wohlfahrt, G. Kiely, T. Hirano, A. Miyata, S. Yamamoto, and L. Hoffmann
Biogeosciences, 12, 433–451,,, 2015
Short summary

Related subject area

Biogeochemistry: Air - Land Exchange
Lichen species across Alaska produce highly active and stable ice nucleators
Rosemary J. Eufemio, Ingrid de Almeida Ribeiro, Todd L. Sformo, Gary A. Laursen, Valeria Molinero, Janine Fröhlich-Nowoisky, Mischa Bonn, and Konrad Meister
Biogeosciences, 20, 2805–2812,,, 2023
Short summary
A differentiable, physics-informed ecosystem modeling and learning framework for large-scale inverse problems: demonstration with photosynthesis simulations
Doaa Aboelyazeed, Chonggang Xu, Forrest M. Hoffman, Jiangtao Liu, Alex W. Jones, Chris Rackauckas, Kathryn Lawson, and Chaopeng Shen
Biogeosciences, 20, 2671–2692,,, 2023
Short summary
Snow–vegetation–atmosphere interactions in alpine tundra
Norbert Pirk, Kristoffer Aalstad, Yeliz A. Yilmaz, Astrid Vatne, Andrea L. Popp, Peter Horvath, Anders Bryn, Ane Victoria Vollsnes, Sebastian Westermann, Terje Koren Berntsen, Frode Stordal, and Lena Merete Tallaksen
Biogeosciences, 20, 2031–2047,,, 2023
Short summary
Rethinking the deployment of static chambers for CO2 flux measurement in dry desert soils
Nadav Bekin and Nurit Agam
EGUsphere,,, 2023
Short summary
Synergy between TROPOMI sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and MODIS spectral reflectance for understanding the dynamics of gross primary productivity at Integrated Carbon Observatory System (ICOS) ecosystem flux sites
Hamadou Balde, Gabriel Hmimina, Yves Goulas, Gwendal Latouche, and Kamel Soudani
Biogeosciences, 20, 1473–1490,,, 2023
Short summary

Cited articles

Anderson, M. C., Norman, J. M., Mecikalski, J. R., Otkin, J. P., and Kustas, W. P.: A climatological study of evapotranspiration and moisture stress across the continental U.S. based on thermal remote sensing: I. Model formulation, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D11112,, 2007.
Anderson, M. C., Norman, J. M., Kustas, W. P., Houborg, R., Starks, P. J., and Agam, N.: A thermal-based remote sensing technique for routine mapping of land-surface carbon, water and energy fluxes from field to regional scales, Remote Sens. Environ., 112, 4227–4241, 2008.
Aumann, H. H., Chahine, M. T., Gautier, C., Goldberg, M. D., Kalnay, E., McMillin, L. M., Revercomb, H., Rosenkranz, P. W., Smith, W. L., Staelin, D. H., Strow, L. L., and Susskind, J.: AIRS/AMSU/HSB on the aqua mission: design, science objectives, data products and processing systems, IEEE T. Geosci. Remote, 41, 253–264, 2003.
Balogun, A. A., Adegoke, J. O., Vezhapparambu, S., Mauder, M., McFadden, J. P., and Gallo, K.: Surface energy balance measurements above an exurban residential neighbourhood of Kansas City, Missouri, Bound.-Lay. Meteorol., 133, 299–321, 2009.
Short summary
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.
Final-revised paper