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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 786592, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/786592
Research Article

A Sensitivity Study on the Soil Parameter-Boundary Layer Height Interrelationship

1Department of Meteorology, Eötvös Loránd University, Pázmány P. setany 1/A, 1117 Budapest, Hungary
2Hungarian Meteorological Service, Vitorlás utca 17, 8600 Siófok, Hungary
3Marcell György Observatory, Hungarian Meteorological Service, P.O. Box 39, 1675 Budapest, Hungary
4Research Institute for Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Herman Ottó u. 15., 1022 Budapest, Hungary

Received 5 March 2012; Accepted 2 April 2012

Academic Editors: L. E. Venegas, D.-Y. Wang, and C. Zerefos

Copyright © 2012 Hajnalka Breuer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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