Russian Meteorology and Hydrology

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 192–196 | Cite as

Numerical Simulation of Wave Drag during Downslope Windstorms in Different Regions of Russia

  • A. A. Shestakova


The wave drag is considered for downslope windstorms in Novorossiysk, on Novaya Zemlya, and in Pevek. The research is based on the results of numerical simulation with the WRF-ARW model. Special attention is paid to the evaluation of the contribution that wave processes make to the overall dynamics of the phenomenon (based on the ratio of wave and orographic drag) and to the specific features of wave drag for different downslope windstorms.


Downslope windstorms bora wave drag internal gravity waves WRF-ARW model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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