Techniques for Measuring Atmospheric Turbulence

  • J. R. Connell


In many respects measurement of atmospheric turbulence is similar to measurement of turbulence in a wind tunnel. Differences between tunnel and the atmosphere permit and often require unique instrumentation and techniques. A few of the factors unique for atmospheric turbulence are listed in Table 12.1.


Wind Speed Planetary Boundary Layer Atmospheric Turbulence Valley Floor Cloud Base 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Connell
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Tennessee Space InstituteTullahomaUSA

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