Articles | Volume 13, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3221–3233, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3221-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3221–3233, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3221-2020

Research article 18 Jun 2020

Research article | 18 Jun 2020

Observation of sensible and latent heat flux profiles with lidar

Andreas Behrendt et al.

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In order to understand how solar radiation energy hitting the ground is distributed into the atmosphere, we use a new combination of laser-based remote-sensing techniques to quantify these energy fluxes up to heights of more than 1 km above ground. Before, similar techniques had already been presented for determining the energy flux component regarding the exchange of humidity but not the warm air itself. Now, we show that this can also be measured by remote sensing with low uncertainties.