On the Brutsaert temperature roughness length model for sensible heat flux estimation

  title={On the Brutsaert temperature roughness length model for sensible heat flux estimation},
  author={Anthony Cahill and Marc Parlange and John D. Albertson},
The scalar roughness length for temperature, z0h, is necessary to estimate the sensible flux from atmospheric surface layer similarity theory in conjunction with skin temperature measurements. A theoretical relationship for z0h as a function of the roughness Reynolds number z01 which was developed by Brutsaert [1975] for rough-bluff surfaces is often used to link infrared skin temperature measurements to atmospheric temperature measurements. Measurements of sensible heat flux and temperature at… CONTINUE READING

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