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Accuracy of estimation of the turbulent energy dissipation rate from wind measurements with a conically scanning pulsed coherent Doppler lidar. Part I. Algorithm of data processing


The procedure of lidar data processing permitting one to estimate the dissipation rate of turbulent kinetic energy from wind measurements with a pulsed coherent Doppler lidar (PCDL) upon conical scanning by a probing beam is presented. The proposed algorithm for the PCDL data processing was tested and the error of the lidar estimate of the dissipation rate was calculated as a function of the number of full scans by a probing beam using numerical simulation.

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Original Russian Text © I.N. Smalikho, V.A. Banakh, 2013, published in Optica Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Smalikho, I.N., Banakh, V.A. Accuracy of estimation of the turbulent energy dissipation rate from wind measurements with a conically scanning pulsed coherent Doppler lidar. Part I. Algorithm of data processing. Atmos Ocean Opt 26, 404–410 (2013).

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  • Lidar
  • Radial Velocity
  • Dissipation Rate
  • Energy Dissipation Rate
  • Wind Measurement