eddy flux

eddy flux

[′ed·ē ‚fləks]
(fluid mechanics)
The rate of transport (or flux) of fluid properties such as momentum, mass heat, or suspended matter by means of eddies in a turbulent motion; the rate of turbulent exchange. Also known as moisture flux; turbulent flux.
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Eddy flux systems developed and tested within this project will be evaluated at a newly established research flux site (i-BOX) at the host organization, targeting the investigation of trace gas exchange processes in orographically complex terrain in an Alpine valley, which are also subject to intense air pollution problems.
9, adapted from Li and von Storch 2013), suggesting that classical parameterizations significantly underestimate the total eddy flux.
a) Amplitude of fluctuations of the eddy forcing as measured by the standard deviation of divergence of eddy flux in a 1/10[degrees] ocean GCM.
The whole premise behind a project like the Lake Taihu Eddy Flux Network (Xuhui Lee et al.
To date, some progress has been made toward answering the first science question, using data from a subset of the eddy flux sites (Deng et al.
Currently, the Lake Taihu Eddy Flux Network consists of five lake sites and one land site (Fig.
Submerged macrophyte vegetation is abundant in the eddy flux footprint of this site (peak biomass density 1.