Articles | Volume 8, issue 11
Development and technical paper
17 Nov 2015
Development and technical paper |  | 17 Nov 2015

A simple two-dimensional parameterisation for Flux Footprint Prediction (FFP)

N. Kljun, P. Calanca, M. W. Rotach, and H. P. Schmid


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Short summary
Flux footprint models describe the surface area of influence of a flux measurement. They are used for designing flux tower sites, and for interpretation of flux measurements. The two-dimensional footprint parameterisation (FFP) presented here is suitable for processing large data sets, and, unlike other fast footprint models, FFP is applicable to daytime or night-time measurements, fluxes from short masts over grassland to tall towers over mature forests, and even to airborne flux measurements.