Session 9B Theoretical and practical issues associated with multi-scale simulations

Wednesday, 11 June 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
John Charles Suite (Queens Hotel)
Host: 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence
B. Kosovic, NCAR, RAL, Boulder, CO

8:30 AM
Large-eddy simulations of marine boundary layers above a measured spectrum of phase-resolved nonlinear ocean waves
Peter P. Sullivan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. De Paolo, Y. Liu, J. C. McWilliams, W. K. Melville, L. Romero, E. J. Terrill, C. L. Vincent, and D. K. P. Yue

8:45 AM
Multiscale simulations of atmospheric boundary-layer flows
Domingo Muñoz-Esparza, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and B. Kosovic and J. D. Mirocha

9:00 AM
Can we produce realistic boundary layer turbulence by coupling large-eddy simulations with mesoscale model data?
Rieke Heinze, Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, Germany; and L. Boeske, C. Moseley, B. Stevens, and S. Raasch

Handout (2.5 MB)

9:15 AM
Quantifying the transition from Large-eddy to Mesoscale boundary-layer simulations under Different Forcings
G. A. Efstathiou, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom; and R. J. Beare and J. Thuburn

9:30 AM
Enabling Multi-scale Simulations in WRF Through Vertical Grid Nesting
David J. Wiersema, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and K. A. Lundquist and F. K. Chow
Manuscript (4.3 MB)

9:45 AM
Vertical Grid Nesting For Improved Surface Layer Resolution In Large-Eddy Simulation
Sadiq Huq, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; and F. De Roo, S. Raasch, and M. Mauder

Handout (937.5 kB)

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