Boundary-Layer Meteorology

, Volume 107, Issue 2, pp 371–400

On Modelling the One-Dimensional Atmospheric Boundary Layer


  • Wensong Weng
    • Department of Earth and Atmospheric ScienceYork University
  • Peter A. Taylor
    • Department of Earth and Atmospheric ScienceYork University

DOI: 10.1023/A:1022126511654

Cite this article as:
Weng, W. & Taylor, P.A. Boundary-Layer Meteorology (2003) 107: 371. doi:10.1023/A:1022126511654


Several commonly used turbulence closure schemes forthe atmospheric boundarylayer (ABL) are applied to simulate neutral, nocturnal and diurnal cyclesituations in a one-dimensional ABL. Results obtained with the differentschemes, E-ℓ, E-ε and its modified versions, and twoversions ofthe q2ℓ Level 2.5, are compared and discussed.

Atmospheric boundary layerDepth of the ABLDiurnal cycleNeutral/stable ABLTurbulence closureTurbulence length scale

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