Session 14A Renewable Energy Applications: Observations and Mesoscale Modeling

Thursday, 12 June 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Queens Ballroom (Queens Hotel)
Host: 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence
Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Boulder, CO

8:00 AM
The Low Level Jet and Wind Energy
Jeff Freedman, SUNY, Albany, NY; and K. Rojowsky, J. M. Wilczak, J. Schroeder, J. W. Zack, and S. Basu

8:15 AM
Profiles of wind and Weibull distribution parameters in a coastal and marine boundary layer
Sven-Erik Gryning, DTU Wind Energy/Risø Campus, Roskilde, Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark; and E. Batchvarova, R. Floors, and A. Peña

8:45 AM
Assessment of NWP forecast model skill to represent Marine Boundary Layer features
Yelena Pichugina, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Banta, W. A. Brewer, J. B. Olson, J. Carley, M. Marquis, J. Wilczak, I. V. Djalalova, and L. Bianco

9:00 AM
Optimizing boundary layer physics perturbations in the COSMO-DE Ensemble towards renewable energies
Jonas von Schumann, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany; and R. Kohlhepp, A. Steiner, B. Ritter, and C. Koehler

9:15 AM
On the Vertical Structure of Wind Gusts
Irene E. Suomi, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and T. Vihma, S. E. Gryning, and C. Fortelius

9:30 AM
Boundary layer scaling of operational forecast data as a wind resource assessment tool for small and medium-scale wind turbines
Shemaiah Weekes, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and A. S. Tomlin, D. Allen, A. Skea, S. Vosper, and M. Gallani

9:45 AM
WRF's wind power ensembles for a wind farm located in a coastal area of Turkey
Yasemin Ezber, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey; and T. Kaytanci and G. Kirkil
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