Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 441–452 | Cite as

The impact of soil moisture on dispersion-related characteristics

  • Xinyuan Jia
  • Zhuojia Ye


This study investigates the impact of soil moisture availability on dispersion-related characteristics: surface friction velocity (u *), characteristic scales of temperature and humidity (T * andq *), the planetary boundary layer height (h) and atmospheric stability classified by Monin-Obukhov length (L), Kazanski-Monin parameter (μ) and convective velocity scale (w *) during daytime convective condition using a one-dimensional primitive equation with a refined soil model.


Planetary Boundary Layer Saturated Soil Atmospheric Stability Numerical Model Simulation Planetary Boundary Layer Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xinyuan Jia
    • 1
  • Zhuojia Ye
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsAcademia SinicaBeijing

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