What is it about?
Surface and air temperatures are measured just two meters apart, so it might seem that they carry the same information. Here we show that these temperature measurements respond rather differently to whether the surface evaporates or not.
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Why is it important?
These findings appear important to be considered when using, analyzing, or interpreting temperature data in studies dealing with climate change, hydrology, or land‐atmosphere interactions.
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This page is a summary of: Do surface and air temperatures contain similar imprints of evaporative conditions?, Geophysical Research Letters, March 2019, American Geophysical Union (AGU), DOI: 10.1029/2019gl082248.
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