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Chapter 1 Introduction
1.2 Micrometeorology versus Microclimatology
1.3 Importance and Applications of Micrometeorology
Chapter 2 Energy Budget Near the Surface
2.1 Energy Fluxes at an Ideal Surface
2.3 Energy Budgets of Bare Surfaces
2.5 Energy Budgets of Water Surfaces
Chapter 3 Radiation Balance Near the Surface
3.1 Radiation Laws and De®nitions
3.4 Radiation Balance Near the Surface
3.5 Observations of Radiation Balance
3.7 Applications
Chapter 4 Soil Temperatures and Heat Transfer
4.1 Surface Temperature
4.2 Subsurface Temperatures
4.3 Thermal Properties of Soils
4.4 Theory of Soil Heat Transfer
4.5 Thermal Wave Propagation in Soils
4.6 Measurement and Parameterization of Ground Heat Flux
4.7 Applications
Problems and Exercises
Chapter 5 Air Temperature and Humidity in the
5.1 Factors In¯uencing Air Temperature and Humidity
5.2 Basic Thermodynamic Relations and the Energy Equation
5.3 Local and Nonlocal Concepts of Static Stability
5.4 Mixed Layers, Mixing Layers and Inversions
5.5 Vertical Temperature and Humidity Pro®les
5.6 Diurnal Variations
5.7 Applications
Chapter 6 Wind Distribution in the PBL
6.1 Factors In¯uencing Wind Distribution
6.3 Friction E€ects on the Balance of Forces
6.4 Stability E€ects on the PBL Winds
6.5 Observed Wind Pro®les
6.6 Diurnal Variations
6.7 Applications
Chapter 7 An Introduction to Viscous Flows
7.1 Inviscid and Viscous Flows
7.2 Laminar and Turbulent Flows
7.3 Navier±Stokes Equations of Motion
7.4 Laminar Plane-Parallel Flows
7.5 Laminar Ekman Layers
7.6 Developing Laminar Boundary Layers
7.7 Heat Transfer in Laminar Flows
7.8 Applications
Chapter 8 Fundamentals of turbulence
8.1 Instability of Flow and Transition to Turbulence
8.2 The Generation and Maintenance of Turbulence
8.3 General Characteristics of Turbulence
8.4 Mean and Fluctuating Variables
8.5 Variances and Turbulent Fluxes
8.6 Eddies and Scales of Motion
8.7 Fundamental Concepts, Hypotheses, and Theories
8.8 Applications
Chapter 9 Models and Theories of Turbulence
9.1 Mathematical Models of Turbulent Flows
9.2 Gradient-transport Theories
9.3 Dimensional Analysis and Similarity Theories
9.4 Applications
Chapter 10 Near-neutral Boundary Layers
10.1 Velocity-pro®le Laws
10.2 Surface Roughness Parameters
10.3 Surface Drag and Resistance Laws
10.4 Turbulence
10.5 Applications
Chapter 11 Thermally Strati®ed Surface Layer
11.1 The Monin±Obukhov Similarity Theory
11.2 Empirical Forms of Similarity Functions
11.3 Wind and Temperature Pro®les
11.4 Drag and Heat Transfer Relations
11.5 Methods of Determining Momentum and Heat Fluxes
11.6 Applications
Chapter 12 Evaporation from Homogeneous
12.1 The Process of Evaporation
12.2 Potential Evaporation and Evapotranspiration
12.3 Modi®ed Monin±Obukhov Similarity Relations
12.4 Micrometeorological Methods of Determining Evaporation
12.5 Applications
Chapter 13 Strati®ed Atmospheric Boundary
13.1 Types of Atmospheric Boundary Layers
13.2 Similarity Theories of the PBL
13.3 Mathematical Models of the PBL
13.4 Parameterization of the PBL
13.5 Applications
Chapter 14 Nonhomogeneous Boundary Layers
14.1 Types of Surface Inhomogeneities
14.2 Step Changes in Surface Roughness
14.3 Step Changes in Surface Temperature
14.4 Air Modi®cations over Water Surfaces
14.6 Building Wakes and Street Canyon E€ects
14.7 Other Topographical E€ects
14.8 Applications
15.1 Flux-pro®le Relations above Plant Canopies
15.2 Radiation Balance within Plant Canopies
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