Articles | Volume 15, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 3785–3801, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-3785-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 3785–3801, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-3785-2015

Research article 08 Apr 2015

Research article | 08 Apr 2015

High-resolution observations of the near-surface wind field over an isolated mountain and in a steep river canyon

B. W. Butler et al.

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Interest in numerical wind models continues to increase, especially for models that can simulate winds at relatively high spatial resolution (~100m). However, limited observational data exist for evaluation of model predictive performance. This study presents high-resolution surface wind data sets collected from an isolated mountain and a steep river canyon. The data are available to the public at http://www.firemodels.org/index.php/windninja-introduction/windninja-publications.
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