TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Burk, Stephen D.; Thompson, William T.
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Monthly Weather Review;Jul2002, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p1933
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
6806562

 

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