Measuring Meteorology in Urban Areas – Some Progress and Many Problems
Examples of the use of remote sensing with relevance for the urban boundary layer are presented as an inspiration for future observational studies in urban areas. The examples, involve the measurement of: the vertical wind profile and horizontal variability of the mean wind speed over a forest; and the depth of the marine boundary layer. Research radio-soundings are an indispensable tool in observational campaigns.
KeywordsBoundary Layer Street Canyon Wind Profile Boundary Layer Height Marine Boundary Layer
The authors thank Ebba Dellwik for the figures from the forest campaign. The work is related to activities of the authors within COST-728, COST-732, and COST-735.
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