19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence

Session 1B

 Observations and Modeling Related to Renewable Energy Applications I
 Chair: William P. Mahoney, III, NCAR, Boulder, CO
3:30 PM1B.1Validation of boundary-layer winds from WRF Mesoscale Forecasts with applications to wind energy forecasting  extended abstract
Caroline Draxl, Risø DTU Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark; and A. N. Hahmann, A. Peña, J. N. Nissen, and G. Giebel
3:45 PM1B.2On the importance of accurate wind profile for wind power applications  
Mark Zagar, Vestas Wind Systems, A/S, Randers, Denmark; and F. A. Tøgersen
4:00 PM1B.3Improving 0 – 12h wind energy prediction by assimilating surface, met-tower, turbine nacelle anemometer, wind profiler and lidar wind observations using the NCAR WRF-RTFDDA model   wrf recordingRecorded presentation
Yubao Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO
4:15 PM1B.4Large-eddy simulation of wind-turbine wakes: Evaluation of turbine parameterizations  
Fernando Porté-Agel, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; and Y. T. Wu, H. Lu, and L. Chamorro
4:30 PM1B.5Turbulent flow over sinusoidal bumps and hills derived from large eddy simulations  extended abstract
Peter P. Sullivan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. G. Patton and K. W. Ayotte
4:45 PM1B.6Wind energy-related atmospheric boundary layer large-eddy simulation using OpenFOAM  extended abstract wrf recordingRecorded presentation wrf recordingRecorded presentation
Matthew J. Churchfield, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO; and G. Vijayakumar, J. G. Brasseur, and P. J. Moriarty
5:00 PM1B.7A coupled groundwater-atmospheric model for wind energy forecasting  
Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Maxwell, J. D. Mirocha, S. G. Smith, C. S. Woodward, and A. F. B. Tompson
5:15 PM1B.8Significance of mesoscale surface heterogeneity in wind speed forecasting  
Song-Lak Kang, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and D. Lenschow, P. Sullivan, and P. Mininni
5:30 PM1B.9Effects of thermal stability and incoming boundary-layer flow in the structure of wind turbine wake(s): a wind tunnel study  
Leonardo Chamorro, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; and F. Porté-Agel

Monday, 2 August 2010: 3:30 PM-5:45 PM, Torrey's Peak III & IV

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