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This project is funded by NSF
To analyze spatial coherence between observed carbon, latent heat, and sensible heat fluxes across the global network of eddy covariance flux towers
Chris Williams (University of Maryland) is the PI, and Kevin Schaefer and Reto Stöckli (Colorado State University) are Co-Investigators.
We will use extreme weather events to analyze spatial coherence between observed carbon, latent heat, and sensible heat fluxes across the global network of eddy covariance flux towers. These flux towers have a spatial footprint of only a few square kilometers. Isolating patterns of spatial coherence is an essential first step in scaling these observed point fluxes to estimate regional fluxes.
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