Accuracy of dual-Doppler lidar retrievals of near-shore winds

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Abstract

Abstract: In this presentation the accuracy in retrieving horizontal wind speed and wind direction using a dual-Doppler lidar system will be described. First, the line of sight wind speed uncertainty is described followed by the detailed description of the various sources of errors in laser beam pointing with a particular focus on static errors. A methodology for assessing static pointing errors is presented accompanied with results from the method implementation. Afterwards, mathematical relations for the horizontal wind speed and wind direction uncertainties are derived. For the end, the derived mathematical relations are implemented for the uncertainty assessment of the dual-Doppler retrievals of near-shore winds that took place during the RUNE experiment.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2017
Place of PublicationKgs. Lyngby
Media of outputPowerPoint
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventWindEurope Resource Assessment Workshop 2017 - Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 16 Mar 201717 Mar 2017
https://windeurope.org/workshops/resource-assessment-2017/

Workshop

WorkshopWindEurope Resource Assessment Workshop 2017
LocationEdinburgh International Conference Centre
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period16/03/201717/03/2017
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