Interannual Variability of Energy Flux in Atmospheric Instability Conditions at Pantanal of Mato Grosso-Brazil

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The energy balance partitions in wetlands have gained notoriety due to the dynamics and importance of these areas for regional and local climate. Thus, the study was conducted about seasonal and interannual behavior energy fluxes, as well as the influences of the conditions of atmospheric stability and instability. The results showed highest fluxes happened in instability atmospheric conditions. The fluxes of latent and sensible heat showed seasonal variation, indicating that the water availability in the atmosphere has influence on the site energy partition, but the interannual patterns remained similar during the two years of study.

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L. Francisco Amorim Curado, J. de Souza Nogueira, L. Sanches, M. Sacardis Biudes and T. Rangel Rodrigues, "Interannual Variability of Energy Flux in Atmospheric Instability Conditions at Pantanal of Mato Grosso-Brazil," Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 518-524. doi: 10.4236/acs.2012.24046.

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