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Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

, Volume 55, Issue 4, pp 344–351 | Cite as

Modeling of Atmospheric Disturbances over the Crimean Mountains

  • V. N. KozhevnikovEmail author
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Abstract

In using the nonlinear analytical model of the flow over the mountains, orographic disturbances and model adequacy are studied. Theoretically calculated trajectories of motion and disturbances of temperature and humidity are compared to stereo-photogrammetric measurements of wave clouds. It is shown that the model successfully describes the spatial structure and amplitudes of disturbances in the troposphere beyond the turbulent surface air. It is established that, on days of cloud observations, turbulent processes in the surface air do not strongly affect wavy processes at heights over 2.5 km.

Keywords:

atmospheric physics clouds hydrodynamics modeling flow over mountains Lyra scale 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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