World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Analysis of the Effect of the Coastal Discontinuity on Near-surface Flow : Volume 16, Issue 7 (30/11/-0001)

By Pryor, S. C.

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0003989632
Format Type: PDF Article :
File Size: Pages 7
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Analysis of the Effect of the Coastal Discontinuity on Near-surface Flow : Volume 16, Issue 7 (30/11/-0001)  
Author: Pryor, S. C.
Volume: Vol. 16, Issue 7
Language: English
Subject: Science, Annales, Geophysicae
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection (Contemporary), Copernicus GmbH
Historic
Publication Date:
-0001
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Barthelmie, R. J., & Pryor, S. C. (-0001). Analysis of the Effect of the Coastal Discontinuity on Near-surface Flow : Volume 16, Issue 7 (30/11/-0001). Retrieved from http://ebook.worldlibrary.net/


Description
Description: Climate and Meteorology Program, Department of Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Fax: +1 812 855 1661; e-mail: spryor@indiana.edu. Conditional sampling is used herein to examine the effect of fetch, stability, and surface roughness changes on wind speeds in the coastal zone. Using data from an offshore wind farm it is shown that at a distance of 1.2–1.7 km from the coast, up to a height of 20 m above the surface, differences in wind speed distributions from onshore and offshore masts are statistically significant for flow moving offshore under all stability conditions. In contrast, differences between the distribution of wind speeds at 38 and 48 m at masts located at the coast and in the coastal zone are not significant for flow moving offshore, indicating that flow at these heights is not fully adjusted to the change in surface roughness (land to sea). These findings are in accordance with calculations of the internal boundary layer (IBL) height which indicate that the IBL would frequently be below the two upper measurement heights at 1.2–1.6 km from the coast. The analyses presented here indicate that the wind speed distribution at a potential offshore wind farm site is not solely dependent on fetch (distance from the coast) but also depends on the stability climate.

Key words. Meteorology and atmospheric dynamics · Mesoscale meteorology · Ocean-atmosphere interaction · Marine meteorology


Summary
Analysis of the effect of the coastal discontinuity on near-surface flow

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Iri-2001 Model Predictions Compared with... (by )
  • First in Situ Measurement of the Vertica... (by )
  • Daily Variation at Concordia Station (An... (by )
  • The Presence of Large Sunspots Near the ... (by )
  • Reconnection in Substorms and Solar Flar... (by )
  • Characteristics of Equatorial Gravity Wa... (by )
  • Association of Pi2 Pulsations and Pulsed... (by )
  • Quantitative Relation Between Pmse and I... (by )
  • Temporal Evolution of Two Auroral Arcs a... (by )
  • Experimental Test of the Ρ(1-α) Evolutio... (by )
  • Magnetic Field and Electric Currents in ... (by )
  • Erosion of the Inner Magnetosphere Durin... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.