Poster Session Boundary Layers and Turbulence Posters

Monday, 9 July 2012: 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Staffordshire (Westin Copley Place)
Host: 20th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO

Low atmosphere flow at the Alcântara Space Center
Luiz E. Medeiros, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria - UFSM, Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Su, Brazil; and G. Fisch

Handout (6.2 MB)

Observation of energy fluxes near a river in South Korea
Young-San Park, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and K. Kahng, T. H. Kwon, M. Kim, and Y. J. Choi

Large Wind Farm Wake Impacts: Estimates from Turbine Data, Meteorological Tower Data, and WRF Model Runs
Robert Conzemius, Windlogics, Inc., Grand Rapids, MN; and L. M. Sheridan, J. L. Eastman, and D. A. Moon

Boundary-layer structure of fronts observed in Helsinki, Finland
Victoria A. Sinclair, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Combining Lidar and Radon-222 to Measure Mixing Height
Alan D. Griffiths, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and A. G. Williams, S. D. Chambers, S. D. Parkes, and M. F. McCabe

Handout (4.0 MB)

Modelling of the Diurnal Cycle in the Lower Atmosphere over Land: a Joint Evaluation of Four Contrasted Regimes
Fleur Couvreux, Météo France, Toulouse, France; and A. Gounou, F. Guichard, and D. Bouniol

Boundary Layer Processes before the Initiation of Convection over Land in Semi-Arid Conditions analysed in Large-Eddy Simulations
Fleur Couvreux, Météo France, Toulouse, France; and F. Guichard, M. Lothon, G. Canut, and D. Westra

Initiation of deep convection during the early -monsoon sahelian convective boundary layer: an observational study
Cheikh Dione, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Campistrous, France; and M. Lothon, B. Campistron, F. Couvreux, F. Guichard, D. Badiane, and S. M. Sall
Manuscript (4.0 MB)

Handout (2.7 MB)

Role of residual layer and large-scale phenomena on the evolution of the boundary layer
Estel Blay, BarcelonaTech (UPC), Castelldefels, Spain; and D. Pino, J. Vilà, A. van de Boer, O. de Coster, I. Faloona, O. Garrouste, O. K. Hartogensis, M. Jonassen, D. Legain, F. Lohou, M. Lothon, H. Pietersen, C. Román-Cascón, J. Reuder, F. Said, M. Sastre, O. Traulle, and C. Yagüe

Handout (6.1 MB)

Large eddy simulations of boundary layer turbulence during late afternoon transition
Clara Darbieu, Laboratoire d'Aerologie, University of Toulouse, CNRS, France, Campistrous, France; and F. Lohou, F. Couvreux, M. Lothon, P. Durand, F. Guichard, and E. G. Patton
Manuscript (274.5 kB)

Handout (511.3 kB)

Turbulent kinetic energy decay in the late afternoon over heterogeneous surface
Clara Darbieu, Laboratoire d'Aerologie, University of Toulouse, CNRS, France, Campistrous, France; and F. Lohou, M. Lothon, D. C. Alexander, G. Canut, O. de Coster, S. Derrien, C. Dione, P. Durand, D. Legain, E. Pardyjak, H. Pietersen, B. Piguet, E. Pique, and O. Traullé
Manuscript (1.3 MB)

Handout (1.1 MB)

Statistical and Synoptically Study of Dense Fog Event in Rasht Airport
Foroozan Arkian, Islamic Azad Univ. North Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran; and T. Saberi

Wave-like Events detected from Microbarometers Measurements during BLLAST campaign
Carlos Román-Cascón, University Complutense of Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain, Spain; and C. Yagüe, M. Sastre, G. Maqueda, J. Reuder, M. Lothon, F. Said, J. Cuxart, D. Martinez, and F. Molinos
Manuscript (1.3 MB)

Handout (1.7 MB)

Towards a climatology of orographic induced wave drag in the stable boundary layer over real terrain
Michal Adam Kleczek, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands; and G. J. Steeneveld, C. J. Nappo, and A. A. M. Holtslag

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Gravity Waves Within and Above a Subalpine Forest in Complex Terrain
Sean P. Burns, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Sun, S. P. Oncley, D. H. Lenschow, and P. D. Blanken

Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy
Tyson N. Randall, California State University Chico, Chico, CA; and E. R. Jachens and S. D. Mayor
Manuscript (2.2 MB)

Handout (8.1 MB)

Similarity Formulation for the Transport Terms of the Turbulent Kinetic Energy Budget Equation
Franciano S. Puhales, Instituto Federal Farroupilha - Campus Júlio de Castilhos, Júlio de Castilhos, Rio Grande do Su, Brazil; and G. A. Degrazia, U. Rizza, and O. C. Acevedo

On the Sensitivity of Wind and Temperature in the PBL and Roughness Sub-Layer to Canopy and Fire Properties
Michael T. Kiefer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and W. E. Heilman, S. Zhong, J. J. Charney, and X. Bian

Handout (3.8 MB)

Poster 39 has been moved. New paper number is 4.3A.

Poster 40 has been moved. New paper number is 4.1A.

Simple Solutions to Equilibrium Cumulus Regimes in the Convective Boundary Layer
Jerôme Schalkwijk, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; and H. J. J. Jonker and A. P. Siebesma
Manuscript (312.2 kB)

Handout (1.2 MB)

Recent changes to the PBL scheme in GEM
Jocelyn Mailhot, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and A. Zadra and R. McTaggart-Cowan

Application of a dynamic drag model in LES of atmospheric boundary layer flow over fluvial-like, fractal topography
William Anderson, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX; and P. Passalacqua

Evaluation of subgrid-scale models in large-eddy simulation of flow past a two-dimensional block
Wai-Chi Cheng, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; and F. Porté-Agel

Model Responses to Sub−Filter Scale (SFS) Topographic Information
Patrick Hawbecker, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and S. L. Kang, B. Kosovic, and T. Hopson

Comparison between single column model simulations to observations taken at a very stable site
Moacir Schmengler, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil; and F. D. Costa and O. C. Acevedo

High-Resolution Simulation of Observed Downburst Events
Jeff Craft, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Basu

Wind-tunnel Experiments of Scalar Transport in Aligned and Staggered Wind Farms
Wei Zhang, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH; and C. D. Markfort and F. Porté-Agel

Large-eddy simulation of the neutral planetary boundary layer with a capping inversion over a very large wind farm
Mahdi Abkar, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; and F. Porté-Agel

Wind Turbine Wakes and Wind Farm Performance: a Wind Tunnel Study
Giacomo Valerio Iungo, University of Texas Dallas, Richardson, TX; and J. Coëffé and F. Porté-Agel

The Modification of Wind Turbine Performance by Statistically-Distinct Atmospheric Regimes
Brian Joseph Vanderwende, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Lundquist

On the impact of wind farms on a convective atmospheric boundary layer – a large-eddy simulation study
Hao Lu, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; and F. Porté-Agel

KITcube – A Complete Observation System for the Troposphere
Katja Träumner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; and N. Kalthoff, U. Corsmeier, A. Wieser, and C. Kottmeier

Handout (2.3 MB)

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