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eddy covariance

A statistical measure used in meteorological studies to demonstrate the movement and emissions of heat or gases (e.g. carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor) in the atmosphere over forests, agricultural fields, lakes and other natural ecosystems.
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  • eddy correlation
  • eddy flux
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