Atmospheric Boundary Layer Flows: Their Structure and Measurement
J. C. Kaimal, Chief Atmospheric Studies Program Area Wave Propagation Laboratory Environmental Research Laboratories J C Kaimal, John J. Finnigan, Head Center for Environmental Mechanics Australia J J Finnigan, John J.. Finnigan
Oxford University Press, 1994 - Science - 289 pages
Boundary layer meteorology is the study of the physical processes that take place in the layer of air that is most influenced by the earth's underlying surface. This text/reference gives an uncomplicated view of the structure of the boundary layer, the instruments available for measuring its mean and turbulent properties, how best to make the measurements, and ways to process and analyze the data. The main applications of the book are in atmospheric modelling, wind engineering, air pollution, and agricultural meteorology. The authors have pioneered research on atmospheric turbulence and flow, and are noted for their contributions to the study of the boundary layer. This important work will interest atmospheric scientists, meteorologists, and students and faculty in these fields.
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advection Atmos atmospheric atmospheric boundary layer averaging behavior Bound.-Layer Meteor budget buoyancy canopy capping inversion Caughey change in surface Chapter components constant convective cospectra curvature defined dimensionless dissipation downwind eddy diffusivity effects equations equilibrium filter Finnigan fluctuations frequency function gradients heat flux height high-pass filtering hill horizontal humidity inertial subrange inner layer integral time scale internal boundary layer inversion Kaimal leaf length scale logarithmic mean flow mean wind measurements Meteor Soc mixed layer momentum Monin-Obukhov observed parameters peak planetary boundary layer plant canopies potential temperature pressure range ratio Raupach region rough-smooth roughness change roughness sublayer sampling scalar sensors shear stress smooth-rough sonic anemometer spatial specific humidity spectra spectrum speedup stable streamline coordinates streamwise structure surface layer temperature turbulent kinetic energy turbulent transport unstable upwind Uriarra values variance velocity vertical wake water vapor wavenumber wind profile wind speed wind tunnel Wyngaard