Comments on “Development and Application of a Physical Approach to Estimating Wind Gusts”

Burk, Stephen D.; Thompson, William T.
July 2002
Monthly Weather Review;Jul2002, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p1933
Academic Journal
Comments on a study by O. Brasseur concerning a wind gust estimate method that is based upon dynamical considerations rather than empirical relationships. Alterations to the approach; Computation of buoyancy within cloud layers; Computation of a scaling velocity in convective conditions; Information on the coding of the modifications for testing in the U.S. Navy's Coupled Ocean--Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System.


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