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Study of Turbulent Atmospheric Boundary Layer over Mountainous Terrain via Large-Eddy Simulation

Location

MD and NM-Computational and Information Sciences-FFP, Computational and Information Sciences Directorate - FFP

RO# Location
AA.36.02.B7856 Adelphi, MD 207831197

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Wang, Yansen yansen.wang.civ@mail.mil 301.394.1310

Description

This is a research opportunity to do analysis and assimilation on the data from mountainous terrain and from laboratory experiment. Specifically, the data includes Doppler wind lidar observations over a mountainous terrain and laboratory experiment via particle tracking velocimetry. The research involves developing/evaluating model to simulate turbulent wind field in urban and complex terrains. The ultimate goal is to develop/improve theories on the atmospheric turbulent flow over urban and complex terrains in different synoptic weather conditions, and to assimilate the data into an atmospheric boundary layer environment model for more accurate predictions.

 

References

Wang Y, et al: The Open Remote Sensing Journal 3: 17, 2010

Wang Y, et al: Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 46: 2098, 2007

Wang Y, et al: Environmental Fluid Mechanics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10652-018-9599-3, 2018

 

Keywords:
Boundary layer over mountainous terrain; Turbulence over complex terrain; Doppler wind lidar data analysis; Atmospheric boundary layer modeling;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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