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Record number 401945
Title Vertical wind velocity observations at the Cabauw tower
Author(s) Ouwersloot, H.G.; Roode, S.R. de; Bosveld, F.C.; Kroon, P.S.
Source In: 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, American Meteorological Society, 2-6 August 2010, Keystone, Colorado, USA. - Boston : AMS - p. P1.2 - P1.2.
Event Boston : AMS 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, Keystone, 2010-08-01/2010-08-06
Department(s) Meteorology and Air Quality
ASG Infectieziekten
WIMEK
Publication type Abstract in scientific journal or proceedings
Publication year 2010
Abstract If vertical turbulent fluxes are computed from time series collected at a fixed point, it is assumed that the temporal mean vertical velocity is zero. This paper discusses the validity of this assumption by analysis of time series of the vertical wind velocity collected with sonic anemometers at four different heights ranging from 3 to 180 m from the Cabauw tower. It is shown that even for averaging times of 1 hour, the mean vertical velocity can have values of the order of 10 cm/s.
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