Observations of Downwind Development of Wind Speed and Variance Profiles at Bognaes and Comparison with Theory

Niels Otto Jensen, Jørgen Højstrup, E. W. Peterson

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    Observations of atmospheric flow over a change in surface roughness are reported. Both wind speed and turbulence characteristics were measured. Although the observation site departed from the ideal assumed in roughness change models, it was found that the predictions of `second-order closure' models are consistent with the observed flow
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalQuarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
    Issue number445
    Pages (from-to)521-529
    Publication statusPublished - 1979

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