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  • Lake-size dependency of wind shear and convection as controls on gas exchange

    Read, Jordan S.; Hamilton, David P.; Desai, Ankur R.; Rose, Kevin; MacIntyre, Sally; Lenters, John D.; Smyth, Robyn L.; Hanson, Paul C.; Cole, Jonathan J.; Staehr, Peter A.; Rusak, James A.; Pierson, Donald C.; Brookes, Justin D.; Laas, Alo; Wu, Chin H. (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2012)
    High-frequency physical observations from 40 temperate lakes were used to examine the relative contributions of wind shear (u∗) and convection (w∗) to turbulence in the surface mixed layer. Seasonal patterns of u∗ and w∗ ...