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  Estonian Journal of Engineering

ISSN 1736-7522 (electronic)  ISSN 1736-6038  (print)

 An international scientific journal
Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences Engineering
(ISSN 1406-0175)
Published since 1995

Estonian Journal of Engineering

ISSN 1736-7522 (electronic)  ISSN 1736-6038  (print)

 An international scientific journal
Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences Engineering
(ISSN 1406-0175)
Published since 1995

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Annual variation of air-water temperature difference at three Estonian coastal stations; pp. 329–335

(Full article in PDF format) doi: 10.3176/eng.2013.4.07


Authors

Sirje Keevallik

Abstract

Water and air temperatures during 1980–2010 were compared at three coastal stations of Estonia with the aim to estimate the stability conditions of the lower layers of the atmosphere. It is shown that the difference between the air and water temperatures varies during the year and the annual cycle of this variation is different at different measurement sites and also during different wind directions. Measurements at Sõrve demonstrate an unusual situation when the air-sea temperature difference is affected by the wind systems of the Gulf of Riga and Baltic Proper.

Keywords

coastal zone, air–water temperature difference, seasonal dependence.

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