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Diurnal variation of meteorological parameters in the land surface interface

Pillai, JS and Saxena, S and Vernekar, KG (1998) Diurnal variation of meteorological parameters in the land surface interface. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 89 (2). pp. 197-209.

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A pilot land surface processes experiment was conducted at Anand, Gujarat, situated in the western part of India, from April to July 1995. The diurnal variation of air and soil temperature with respect to solar radiation was studied in two selected periods, one in summer and the other during monsoon. It was observed that during summer, there was a considerable lag in the temperature maxima with respect to solar radiation, as compared to the monsoon period. Also, in summer, when there was an increase in wind speed from near zero values in the early morning hours, the soil surface as well as the air temperature minima were raised.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: air temperature; atmosphere-biosphere interaction; diurnal variation; meteorology; soil temperature; solar radiation, India
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2015 05:56
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2015 05:56

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