Table 1: Coefficients in six typical forms of nondimensional profile functions.

Profile formUnderlying surface
StableUnstable

B714.715.06.49.00.740.740.35Wheat stubble
D745.016.05.016.01.01.00.41Ploughed field, dead grass
W806.922.09.213.01.01.00.41Wheat stubble
Z935.028.05.020.01.01.00.39Gobi Desert
H965.319.08.011.61.00.950.40Vegetated land
Z034.214.64.810.00.830.730.40Grassland

Sources of profile form: B71: Businger et al. [2]; D74: Dyer [14]; W80: Wieringa [15]; Z93: Zhang et al. [34]; H96: Högström [17]; Z03: Zhang et al. [18].