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Sensitivity tests of a surface-layer windflow model to effects of stability and vegetation

John M Lanicci

Sensitivity tests of a surface-layer windflow model to effects of stability and vegetation

by John M Lanicci

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Published by Atmospheric Sciences Division, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory in Hanscom AFB, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winds,
  • Plants -- Effect of wind on -- Mathematical models

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    StatementJohn M. Lanicci
    SeriesAFGL-TR -- 85-0265, Environmental research papers -- no. 934, Environmental research papers (Hanscom AFB, Mass.) -- no. 934
    ContributionsU.S. Air Force Geophysics Laboratory. Atmospheric Sciences Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13610758M

    nSuðz,nÞ up 2 ¼ f ð1 þ 50 fÞ5/3 ð1Þ where f 5nz=U(z) 5 reduced frequency and up 5 friction velocity. This expression is valid for frequencies 0,f #fc. It is reasonable to assume a cut-off frequency fc [i.e., Su(z,n)50 for appropriate, different ex-. to , within the historical range. Little sensitivity to pressure gradient is observed. At a chord Reynolds number of , the maximum lift-to-drag ratio decreases 40% for m roughness, corresponding to a % loss in annual energy production. Simulated performance loss.

    the atmospheric surface layer, wind always increases with height and the momentum transfer is always downwards. While the momentum flux is downward, the drag is a force on the surface along the direction of the wind (Fig. ). Momentum transfer in the flow is realized through both turbulent and molecular motions. The effective (or. -Related Processes Affecting SST and Surface Layer Heat Content In this section we review the processes related to wind forcing that can affect SST and surface layer heat content. Arguments are cast in terms of simple mixed layer models [e.g., Niiler and Kraus, ; McPhaden, ], where it is assumed that the temperature and velocity.

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. the surface layer accelerated under the wind stress, surface waves were generated and then the shear layer became unstable to Langmuir circulations. The Langmuir circulations led to a rapid mixing down of the momentum in the surface layer. The length and time scales for the generation of both waves and Langmuir circulations.


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Sensitivity tests of a surface-layer windflow model to effects of stability and vegetation by John M Lanicci Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sensitivity tests of a surface-layer windflow model to effects of stability and vegetation. [John M Lanicci; U.S. Air Force Geophysics Laboratory. Atmospheric Sciences Division.] -- This study examines the sensitivity of surface-layer windflow over gently rolling terrain to different stability conditions, both with and without the effects of vegetation used to modify.

stability. Our purpose is to characterize, for the first time, the global ocean 80 m wind power and to account for and isolate the effects of height and surface layer stability that together increase wind power by a factor of at 80 m relative to 10 m.

Therefore this study, in conjunction with Archer and Jacobson [], comprises a global. height (80m) for two reasons: height and stability. Our pur-pose is to characterize, for the rst time, the global ocean 80m wind power and to account for and isolate the e ects of height and surface layer stability that together increase wind power by a factor of > at 80m relative to 10m.

Therefore this study, in conjunction with Archer and Cited by: surface layer windflow and aerodynamic r oughness length. Parameter b reflects th e sensitivity of vegetation to aerody- The book is aimed at the beginning graduate level for students.

These include the surface layer (SL), planetary boundary layer (PBL) and the land surface model (LSM) parameterization schemes. According to Nossent et al.

() it is not necessary to include all the model configuration options in the sensitivity analysis for obtaining the correct model Cited by: time averaging applied to satellite and model wind and SST fields in previous studies of mesoscale wind–SST coupling. With these buoy observations, the influence of surface-layer stability on the responses of the ENW and surface wind stress magnitude are investigated quantitatively in sections 2c and 2d, respectively.

The. The resulting formulations are valid for considerably larger values of their argument than those that were hitherto available. Their advantage is that they yield concise and closed‐form stability correction functions which can be readily applied in profile analysis and model calculations.

In this study, we test the sensitivity of the WRF-Chem model version (Grell et al., ) to the Land Surface Model (LSM). The emission scheme developed by Shao () and implemented in the University of Cologne (S04 hereafter) is.

These sensitivity tests provide a suitable configuration for the WRF model for mapping the wind resources over Trinidad and Tobago, which is a factor in developing a wind energy sector in these. presents the simulation results and sensitivity analysis, with a focus on evaluating the simulated precipitation and at-mospheric moisture budget (sections 3a–c), as well as the validation of surface latent heat flux (section 3d).

Our conclusions and discussion are presented in section 4. Model and data a. Model description and. is the surface layer temperature scale. If L is negative the atmosphere is unstable, while for positive values the atmosphere is stable. The de nition of the stability correction function in equation 2 varies in literature.

Generally the standard corrections proposed by Businger and Dyer (BD-functions [5,6]) are used, which are de ned as (L 0. sensitivity is a major problem. Consider the case of a sample with a surface of size 1 cm2 - this will have ca. atoms in the surface layer.

In order to detect the presence of impurity atoms present at the 1 % level, a technique must be sensitive to ca. atoms. Surface analysis, in analytical chemistry, the study of that part of a solid that is in contact with a gas or a vacuum.

When two phases of matter are in contact, they form an interface. The term surface is usually reserved for the interface between a solid and a gas or between a solid and a vacuum. We infer that evaporative cooling related to wind speed variations accounts for a significant fraction of the observed sea surface temperature (SST) and upper ocean heat content variability.

This evaporative heat flux converges nonlinearly in the surface layer, giving rise to larger temperature variations in the upper 10 m than below. Abstract.

The research sought to investigate the surface roughness parameter and wind shear exponent of Kisii region (elevation m above sea level, °S, °E).A six-month experiment was set at three sites of Kisii region.

Two PRO AcuRite Wireless Weather Stations with pro+ 5-in-1 Sensors were placed at different hub heights above the ground and data were sent and received by a. Previous results of non-dimensional wind and temperature profiles as functions of ζ(= z/L) show systematic deviations between different experiments.

These discrepancies are generally believed not to reflect real differences but rather instrumental shortcomings. In particular, it is clear that flow distortion has not been adequately treated in most previous experiments. This theory of the surface layer derives relations (in equilibrium conditions) between the vertical variation of wind speed u(z) and potential temperature (z) (which approximates the measured temperature T close to the surface), the scaling factors for momentum and temperature, u* and T*, and the Monin Obukhov.

stability parameter, (2). Mesoscale flow characteristics in the Alpine region are deduced from a set of daily large-scale analyses (–) by means of statistical-dynamical downscaling. This method utilizes the results of a large number of mesoscale numerical simulations in combination with known statistics of the forcing large-scale conditions.

The investigation is restricted to cross-Alpine large-scale flow. Mariana Dorantes-Gilardi, David Rivas, Effects of the – Northeast Pacific warm anomaly on physical and biogeochemical variables off northwestern Baja California, derived from a numerical NPZD ocean model, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, /, (), ().

Estimating Atmospheric Stability Based Solely on Surface-Layer Wind Speed Profile Sukanta Basu Delft University of Technology, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft, Netherlands (@) The wind energy community is gradually recognizing the significance of atmospheric stability in both.

[70] A two layer model, that models the surface layer using a logarithmic wind profile and the Ekman layer by the planetary drag laws, was used to study the influence of the observed changes in surface roughness on wind speed. In this model, surface roughness is divided into local roughness, equal to the gustiness derived surface roughness, and.Study area and measured data.

The study area, as depicted in Fig. 1, stretches approximately between longitudes 0° and 1° East, and latitudes ° and 6° North, and covers the eastern coastal plains of area was identified to have some of the best wind energy potential in Ghana in a study conducted in The Energy Commission of Ghana (EC) has conducted mast measurement.the surface layer.

For a given τt, different values of surface layer wind shear can be expected for different stratification conditions. These effects are quantified in surface layer (M-O) similarity theory.

4. MONIN-OBUKHOV SIMILARITY THEORY M-O similarity theory is a cornerstone of our understanding of atmospheric surface layer dynamics.