Autonomous Aerial Sensors for Wind Power Meteorology

Gregor Giebel, Uwe Schmidt Paulsen, Joachim Reuder, Anders la Cour-Harbo, Carsten Thomsen, Jens Bange

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Abstract

This poster describes a new approach for measurements in wind power meteorology using small unmanned flying platforms. During a week of flying a lighter-than-air
vehicle, two small electrically powered aeroplanes and a larger helicopter at the Risø test station at Høvsøre [NEWS: due to legal reasons regarding overflight rights, we
will fly at Nøjsomheds Odde], we will compare wind speed measurements with fixed mast and LIDAR measurements, investigate optimal flight patterns for each measurement task, and measure other interesting meteorological features like the air-sea boundary in the vicinity of the wind farm. In order to prepare the measurement campaign, a workshop was held, soliciting input from various communities.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2011
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventEGU General Assembly 2011 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 3 Apr 20118 Apr 2011

Conference

ConferenceEGU General Assembly 2011
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period03/04/201108/04/2011

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