- Current observations
Christoph K. Thomas
Associate Professor, Atmospheric Sciences
Adjunct Assoc. Professor, Forest Ecosystems & Society
Head of the bmM group
Office: Burt Hall 308
Phone: (+1) 541-737-7690
Fax: (+1) 541-737-2064
Email: chthomas (at) coas.oregonstate.edu
PhD, Micrometeorology, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany. 2005
MS, Geoecology (micrometeorology, hydrology), University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany. 2001
Some aspects of the turbulence kinetic energy and fluxes above and beneath a tall open pine forest canopy. Agric. For. Meteorol.. 181:143–151.. 2013.
An effective, economic, aspirated radiation shield for air temperature observations and its spatial gradients. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol.. 30:526–537.. 2013.
Generation of weak mixing for very stable and weak-wind conditions. Boundary-Layer Meteorol.. :inpress.. 2013.
Concurrency of coherent structures and conditionally sampled daytime sub-canopy respiration. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. :10.1007/s10546-012-9745-2.. 2012.
High-resolution ﬁbre-optic temperature sensing: A new tool to study the two-dimensional structure of atmospheric surface layer ﬂow. Boundary-Layer Meteorol.. 142:177-192.. 2012.
Five years of carbon fluxes and inherent water-use efficiency at two semi-arid pine forests with different disturbance histories. Tellus B. :DOI:10.3402/tellusb.v64i0.17159.. 2012.
Variability of subcanopy flow, temperature, and horizontal advection in moderately complex terrain. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 139:61-81.. 2011.
Shade Estimation Over Streams Using Distributed Temperature Sensing. Water Resourc. Res.. 47:W07601.. 2011.
Vertical and horizontal transport of energy and matter by coherent motions in a tall spruce canopy. Boundary-Layer Meteorol.. :DOI10.1007/s10546-011-9619-z.. 2011.
Reply to the comment on Vickers et al. (2009): Self-correlation between assimilation and respiration resulting from flux partitioning of eddy-covariance CO2 fluxes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 150:315-317.. 2010.
Coherent structures and flux contribution over an inhomogeneously irrigated cotton field. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 103:119-131.. 2010.
Assessing FPAR source and parameter optimization scheme in application of a diagnostic carbon flux model. Remote Sensing of Environment. 113:1529-1539.. 2009.
Carbon Sinks. Ocean & Air.. 2009.
Random and systematic CO2 flux sampling errors for tower measurements over forests in the convective boundary layer. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 149:73-83.. 2009.
Seasonal hydrology explains inter-annual and seasonal variation in carbon and water exchange in a semi-arid mature Ponderosa Pine forest in Central Oregon. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 114, G04006:doi:10.1029/2009JG001010.. 2009.
Self-correlation between assimilation and respiration resulting from flux partitioning of eddy-covariance CO2 fluxes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. :1552-1555.. 2009.
Space-time structure of mesoscale modes in the stable boundary layer. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 135:67-75.. 2009.
Estimating daytime subcanopy respiration from conditional sampling methods applied to multi-scalar high frequency turbulence time series. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 148:1210-1229.. 2008.
Why productivity of Douglas-fir is higher in New Zealand than in its native range. Forest Ecology & Management. 255:4040-4046.. 2008.
Flux contribution of coherent structures and its implications for the exchange of energy and matter in a tall spruce canopy. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 123:317-337.. 2007.
On the effect of clearcuts on forest canopy fluxes. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 88:133-137.. 2007.
Organised motion in a tall spruce canopy: temporal scales, structure spacing and terrain effects. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 122:123-147.. 2007.
Sensitivity of Lagrangian Stochastic footprints to turbulence statistics. Tellus Series B - Chemical and Physical Meteorology. 59:577-586.. 2007.
Analysis of low-frequency turbulence above tall vegetation using a Doppler sodar. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 119:563-587.. 2006.
Innovative gap-filling strategy for annual sums of CO2 net ecosystem exchange. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 138:5-18.. 2006.
Scalar similarity for relaxed eddy accumulation methods. Boundary-Layer Meteorol.. :39-63.. 2006.
Some aspects of the energy balance closure problem. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 6:4395–4402.. 2006.
Detection of Long-term Coherent Exchange over Spruce Forest Using Wavelet Analysis. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 80:91-104.. 2005.
Detection of coherent structures in high frequent time series of a monostatic Sodar-Rass system. 12th International Symposium on Acoustic Remote Sensing, Addendum. :43-46.. 2004.
Turbulent exchange processes in and above tall vegetation. 16th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence. :(ext.abstractavailableonCDandfromwww.ametsoc.org).. 2004.
Re-evaluation of Integral Turbulence Characteristics and their Parameterisations. 15th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence. :129-132.. 2002.