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Main Title Spectral Scales in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer.
Author Weber, A. H. ; Irwin, J. S. ; Petersen, W. B. ; Mathis, J. J. ; Kahler, J. P. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab. ;Du Pont de Nemours (E. I.) and Co., Aiken, SC. ;National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center. ;Air Weather Service, Scott AFB, IL.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA/600/J-82/081;
Stock Number PB85-153583
Additional Subjects Atmospheric circulation ; Boundry layer stability ; Air pollution ; Turbulent flow ; Wind(Meteorology) ; Terrain ; Reprints ; Spectral scales ; Atmospheric dispersion
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Abstract Wind measurements from the Savannah River Laboratory - WJBF TV tower in Beech Island, South Carolina were used to compute turbulence parameters which were then compared with similarity theory predictions summarized by Hanna (1981). The parameters computed were sigma(sub u), sigma(sub v), sigma(sub w) and spectral scales lambda(sub m) and l(sub E). Turbulent heat flux and temperature gradient measurements were used to help compute L and w(sub *). Results of the comparison between measurement and theory are mixed. Good correlation between measurement and theory are obtained for the nondimensional parameters sigma(sub u)/w(sub *) and sigma(sub v)/w(sub *) in unstable condition. The computed Eulerian length scales also agree well with predictions for the unstable boundary layer. The results for neutral conditions also show poor agreement of nondimensionalized sigma's but reasonably good agreement of the nondimensionalized time scales with predictions.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperations with Du Pont de Nemours (E. I.) and Co., Aiken, SC., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center, and Air Weather Service, Scott AFB, IL.
Availability Notes Pub. in Jnl. of Applied Meteorology 21, n11 p1622-1632 Nov 82.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Spectral Scales in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer.
PUB Date Free Form c1982
Category Codes 4A; 68A; 55E
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Primary Description 600/09
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Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 510718948
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