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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Biogeosciences, 14, 5595-5606, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-5595-2017
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Research article
11 Dec 2017
Continuous measurement of air–water gas exchange by underwater eddy covariance
Peter Berg and Michael L. Pace
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We use the aquatic eddy covariance technique – developed first for benthic O2 flux measurements – right below the air–water interface (~ 4 cm) to determine gas exchange rates and coefficients. This use of the technique is particularly useful in studies of gas exchange and its dynamics and controls. The approach can thus help reduce the recognized problem of large uncertainties linked to gas exchange estimates in traditional aquatic ecosystem studies.
We use the aquatic eddy covariance technique – developed first for benthic O2 flux...
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