Hydraulic Modeling of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer at Large Length Scale Ratios : Capabilities and Limitations

  • Pierre Bessemoulin
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 3)


Because many practical problems involve air flow patterns and turbulence characteristics over complicated topographies, it is most interesting to be able to explore the capabilities offered by physical modeling of the atmospheric boundary layer, either in a wind tunnel or in a water tank.


Wind Tunnel Atmospheric Boundary Layer Water Tank Friction Velocity Roughness Length 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Bessemoulin
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  1. 1.Direction de la MétéorologieEtablissement d’Etudes et de Recherches MétéorologiquesBoulogneFrance

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