Measurement : Latent heat flux

The time rate of flow for the specific enthalpy difference between two phases of a substance at the same temperature, typically water.

Categories
Surface Properties

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • EBBR : Energy Balance Bowen Ratio Station
  • External Instruments
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System
    • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • CESSNA-404-ARA : Airborne Research Australia Cessna 404
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • VARANAL : Constrained Variational Analysis
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai
    • RONBROWN : NOAA Research Vessel Ron Brown
    • SFCFLUX : Surface Flux
    • TOWERFLUX : Tower Flux Measurements

Value-Added Products

  • BAEBBR : Best-Estimate Fluxes From EBBR Measurements and Bulk Aerodynamics Calculations (Process)
    • 30BAEBBR : EBBR: bulk aerodynamic estimates of sensible & latent heat fluxes, 30-min
  • QCECOR : Quality Controlled Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement (Process)
    • 30QCECOR : Quality Controlled Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement- 30 min avg
  • ARMBE : ARM Best Estimate Data Products (Process)
    • ARMBEATM : ARMBE: Atmospheric measurements

Datastreams

  • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems Datastreams
    • 30CO2FLX25M : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 25 m samples, 30-min stats
    • 30CO2FLX4M : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, 30-min stats
    • 30CO2FLX4MMET : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, meteorological data, 30-min stats
    • 30CO2FLX60M : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 60 m samples, 30-min avg
  • EBBR : Energy Balance Bowen Ratio Station Datastreams
    • 30EBBR : Energy Balance Bowen Ratio (EBBR) station: surf. heat flux and related data, 30-min
  • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System Datastreams
    • 30ECOR : ECOR: surface vertical fluxes of momentum, sensible heat, and latent heat, 30-min avg
  • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data Datastreams
    • ALLRUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analysis data, 20-km resolution
    • ALLRUC40HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analyisis data, 40 km resolution
    • FSLRUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: FSL output, 60 km resolution
    • RUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily hybrid analysis data, 20 km resolution
  • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses Datastreams
    • ECMWFSFC : ECMWF: surface variables and fluxes, entire coverage, 1-hr avg
    • ECMWFSFC1L : ECMWF: surface variables and fluxes, single layer, 1-hr avg
  • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data Datastreams
    • ECMWFSUPP : ECMWF: supplemental data, entire coverage
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhanced surface, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhances soundings, params, stations
  • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System Datastreams