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Kronebreen-glacier, Kongsfjorden, Svalbard

 

 

FIRST experiment 2006

 

Direct measurements of sensible heat fluxes in the near surface environment at high latitudes applying eddy covariance and laser scintillometry - The Arctic Turbulence Experiment 2006 (ARCTEX-2006). DFG research project FO 226/11-1

 

Head of Project: Dr. Johannes Lüers  and  Dr. Jörg Bareiss

Staff: Johannes Olesch (Technician), Thomas Foken (Advice), Alfred Helbig (Scintillometer)

Measurement experiment May 02, 2006 to May 20, 2006 --- Location: Ny-Ålesund, Spitzbergen (Svalbard), 79 ° North Latitude

 


 

SECOND experiment 2009

 

Long-term measurements of near-surface turbulent fluxes in the Arctic environment -  additional laser Scintillometer measurement campaign 2009 at Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard (ARCTEX-2009). DFG research project LU 1400/2-1

 

Head of Project: Dr. Johannes Lüers  and  Dr. Jörg Bareiss

Staff: Martin Wagner (Master Student)

Measurement experiment August 10, 2009 to August 20, 2009 --- Location: Bayelva Catchment south-west of Ny-Ålesund, Spitzbergen (Svalbard), 79 ° North Latitude

 


Related international Publications

 

Lüers, J., and J. Bareiss (2011): Direct near-surface measurements of sensible heat fluxes in the arctic tundra applying eddy-covariance and laser scintillometry - The Arctic Turbulence Experiment 2006 on Svalbard (ARCTEX-2006), Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 105, 387-402, doi:10.1007/s00704-011-0400-5

 

Lüers, J., and J. Bareiss (2010): The effect of misleading surface temperature estimations on the sensible heat fluxes at a high Arctic site – the Arctic turbulence experiment 2006 on Svalbard (ARCTEX-2006), Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 10(1), 157-168 (PDF)

 

Westermann, S., J. Lüers, M. Langer, K. Piel, and J. Boike (2009): The annual surface energy budget of a high-arctic permafrost site on Svalbard, Norway, The Cryosphere, 3, 245-263 (PDF)

 


 

View just before mid night (Polar day, 24 h sunshine) across the Kongsfjord to the Kronebreen-glacier (photo: Lüers)