Title: Pre-processing of meteorological data: vertical profiles

Authors: J.J. Erbrink, A. Cenedese, G. Cosemans, A. Lasserre-Bigorry, H. Weber, R. Stubi

Addresses: KEMA, PO Box 9035, 6800 ET Arnhem, The Netherlands. ' Rome University ''La Sapienza'', Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy. ' VITO, Boeretang 200, B-2400, Mol, Belgium. ' Meteo France SCEM/OSAS, Av. G. Coriolis 42, Toulouse, France. ' Amt fur Wehrgeophysik, Mont Royal, D-56841 Traben-Trarbach, Germany. ' Swiss Met. Institute, Les Invuardes CH-1530 Payerne, Switzerland

Abstract: In the framework of COST-710, working group III aims to recommend formulations of atmospheric vertical profiles of wind, temperature and turbulence. This intermediate report gives a brief overview of existing methods to calculate vertical profiles. A short note on existing datasets for validation purposes is given.

Keywords: atmospheric turbulence; turbulence time-scale; vertical profiles; atmospheric dispersion models; air pollution; environmental pollution; modelling; meteorological data; wind; temperature.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.1997.028198

International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 1997 Vol.8 No.3/4/5/6, pp.465 - 477

Available online: 15 Sep 2009 *

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