Eddy Correlation Measurement of Sea-Air CO2 Flux

  • E. P. Jones
  • S. D. Smith


CO2 fluxes between the ocean and atmosphere were measured off a beach on Sable Island using the eddy correlation method. These gas fluxes are measured directly over a short enough time period and a local enough region that weather and other conditions which determine the fluxes are nearly constant. Values for the fluxes measured were about 0.8 μmol/m2s out of the ocean.


Wind Stress Sonic Anemometer Eddy Correlation Eddy Correlation Method Eddy Correlation Measurement 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. P. Jones
    • 1
  • S. D. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Fisheries & EnvironmentBedford Institute of OceanographyDartmouthCanada

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