Boundary-Layer Meteorology

, Volume 107, Issue 2, pp 371–400 | Cite as

On Modelling the One-Dimensional Atmospheric Boundary Layer

  • Wensong Weng
  • Peter A. Taylor


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 layer Depth of the ABL Diurnal cycle Neutral/stable ABL Turbulence closure Turbulence length scale 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wensong Weng
    • 1
  • Peter A. Taylor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth and Atmospheric ScienceYork UniversityOntarioCanada

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