Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 377–385 | Cite as

Analysis of the dependence of the normalized turbulent kinetic energy on the wind direction and type of stratification in the near-ground atmospheric layer over urbanized territory

  • A. A. Mamysheva
  • S. L. Odintsov
Atmospheric Radiation, Optical Weather, and Climate


We analyze the friction-velocity-normalized turbulence kinetic energy (E n ) in the near-ground atmospheric layer over urbanized territory. Based on the field measurements, we studied the dependence of E n on the mean wind direction and the stratification type. Different E n models are considered and compared with experimental data. It is found that the E n models used do not provide the required simulation quality under the conditions encountered in field experiments. Hopefully, E n will be adequately simulated taking into account not only the mean wind direction and the current stratification type but also some other wind flow characteristics.


Wind Direction Turbulent Kinetic Energy Boundary Layer Meteorol Discrete Series Stable Stratification 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Mamysheva
    • 1
  • S. L. Odintsov
    • 1
  1. 1.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia

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