Statistics of Outer Turbulence Scales in the Surface Air Layer

Abstract

The outer turbulence scales of temperature and wind vector components in the surface air layer over urban territory and natural terrain are calculated. Monthly average values of the outer scales and their daily mean dynamics in different months are considered. A technique for calculation of the outer turbulence scales based on the results of parameterization of the structure functions of parameters under study is briefly described.

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All measurements were performed with the use of the equipment of the Atmosphere Common Use Center of the IAO SB RAS.

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Gladkikh, V.A., Nevzorova, I.V. & Odintsov, S.L. Statistics of Outer Turbulence Scales in the Surface Air Layer. Atmos Ocean Opt 32, 450–458 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856019040055

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Keywords:

  • wind
  • outer scale
  • surface layer
  • temperature
  • turbulence