Articles | Volume 17, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7083–7109, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7083-2017

Special issue: HD(CP)2 Observational Prototype Experiment (AMT/ACP...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7083–7109, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7083-2017

Research article 15 Jun 2017

Research article | 15 Jun 2017

Evaluation of large-eddy simulations forced with mesoscale model output for a multi-week period during a measurement campaign

Rieke Heinze et al.

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High-resolution multi-week simulations of a measurement campaign are evaluated with respect to mean boundary layer quantities and turbulence statistics. Two models are used in a semi-idealized setup through forcing, with output from a coarser-scale model to account for the larger-scale conditions. The boundary layer depth is in principal agreement with observations. Turbulence statistics like variance profiles agree satisfactorily with measurements.
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