Mountain Flow Experiments from the NOAA Environmental Technology LaboratoryEntry ID: OAR0078
Abstract: Mountain Flow Experiments are a collection of data sets generated from various
campaigns and episodic experiments. Together, Mountain Flow Experiments is one
of the most extensive collections of data that exists for mountain flows.
Depending on the particular campaign or experiment, data come from radar,
lidar, wind profilers, radio acoustic sounding systems (RASS), rawinsondes,
surface arrays, aircrafts, satellites, and various other instruments. Data
have been integrated, documented, and quality controlled only for a limited
number of case studies. Raw data are stored on magnetic tape, microfilm, and
paper. The quality of the raw data varies widely.
Start Date: 1970-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Thermodynamic Profiling, R/E/ET 325 Broadway
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Bedard, A. J., Jr., R. Nagle, and T. J. LeFebvre, "Monostatic Acoustic Sounder Measurements During Project Aeolus 1980: Case Studies Describing the Erosion of Surface-Based Stable Layers."
Bedard, A. J., Jr., "Areview of the Evidence for Strong, Small-Scale Vortical Flows During Downslope Windstorms," J. Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 36, 97-106, 1990.
Bedard, A. J., Jr., and T. J. LeFebvre, "Downslope Windstorms and Negative
Bouyancy Forces," 13th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Oct 17-20, 1983,
Published by the American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-08-09