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Main Title Comparison of Wind Monitoring Systems. Part 1. In situ Sensors.
Author Finkelstein, P. L. ; Kaimal, J. C. ; Gaynor, J. E. ; Graves, M. E. ; Lockhart, T. J. ;
CORP Author National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO. Wave Propagation Lab. ;Northrop Services, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC. ;Meteorology Research, Inc., Altadena, CA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA/600/J-86/418;
Stock Number PB88-140439
Additional Subjects Wind velocity ; Wind direction ; Turbulence ; Remote sensing ; Air pllution ; Doppler systems ; Meteorological data ; Graphs(Charts) ; Boundary layer ; Acoustic measurement ; Anemometers ; Reprints ; Environmental monitoring ; Sodar
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NTIS  PB88-140439 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
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Abstract An experiment was conducted at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory to assess the ability of in situ and remote sensors to measure the mean and turbulent properties of the lower atmosphere. Two categories of sensors or types that have been frequently used in the recent past for boundary layer studies. The other category consisted of four commercially available Doppler sodars, with the capability to measure wind speed, wind direction, and vertical component of turbulence, at various heights above the ground. Part one of the two part study deals with comparisons of five in situ wind sensing systems with a three-axis sonic anemometer, all mounted on 10-m towers spaced approximately 5 m apart. Discussed in the paper are statistical measures of their accuracy, precision and spectral response to fluctuations in the wind. (Copyright (c) 1986 American Meteorological Society.)
Supplementary Notes See also Part 2, PB88-140447. Pub. in Jnl. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v3 n4 p583-593 Dec 86. Prepared in cooperation with Northrop Services, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC., and Meteorology Research, Inc., Altadena, CA. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Comparison of Wind Monitoring Systems. Part 1. In situ Sensors.
PUB Date Free Form c1986
Category Codes 55C; 55B; 55E
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/09
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Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 807117632
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