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HYDRUS simulations of soil surface temperatures
Author(s): Jan Kleissl; H. Moreno; J. M. H. Hendrickx; J. Simunek
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Paper Abstract

To examine soil surface temperature evolution, a soil heat and water transfer model (HYDRUS-1d) is coupled to an atmospheric surface layer scheme. Idealized simulations are carried out for different meteorological conditions (wind speed and temperature). From the simulation results, the coupling between soil properties, surface temperature, and sensible heat flux is examined and implications for landmine thermal signatures are derived.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6553, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets XII, 65530W (7 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.719445
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Jan Kleissl, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)
H. Moreno, New Mexico Tech (United States)
J. M. H. Hendrickx, New Mexico Tech (United States)
J. Simunek, Univ. of California, Riverside (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6553:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets XII
Russell S. Harmon; J. Thomas Broach; John H. Holloway, Editor(s)

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