The Combined Effect of Mechanical and Thermal Forcing on the Dispersion of a Plume: Fine-Scale Modeling and Parameterization.

  • Alessandro Dosio
  • Jordi Vilà-Guerau Arellano de Arellano
  • Albert A.M. Holtslag
  • Peter J.H Builtjes
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Abstract

Dispersion in the so-called Convective Boundary Layer (CBL) is driven by the combined effect of thermal forcing (buoyancy) and mechanical forcing (wind shear).

Keywords

Convection Line Source 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Dosio
    • 1
  • Jordi Vilà-Guerau Arellano de Arellano
    • 1
  • Albert A.M. Holtslag
    • 1
  • Peter J.H Builtjes
    • 2
  1. 1.Meteorology and Air Quality SectionWageningen UniversityAP WageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.TNO_MEPApeldoomThe Netherlands

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