Modelling Turbulent Sheared Convection

  • A. R. Brown
  • P. J. Mason
Conference paper
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 36)


In recent years, the use of large-eddy simulation (LES) models to produce tur­bulence datasets describing the atmospheric boundary layer under a wide range of conditions has become increasingly popular. These datasets can then be used, in conjunction with data from other sources (e.g. observations and physical models) to evaluate turbulence closure schemes.


Atmospheric Boundary Layer Geostrophic Wind Mixed Layer Model Surface Buoyancy Flux Neutral Boundary Layer 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. R. Brown
    • 1
  • P. J. Mason
    • 1
  1. 1.U.K. Meteorological OfficeBracknell, BerkshireUK

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