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BUBBLE - an urban boundary layer meteorology project

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  • The Basel Urban Boundary Layer Experiment (Bubble) Was A Year-Long Experimental Effort To Investigat
  • Switzerland
  • At Several Sites Over Different Surface Types (Urban
  • Sub-Urban And Rural Reference) Towers Up To At Least Twice The Main Obstacle Height Provided Turbule
  • In Addition
  • A Wind Profiler And A Lidar Near The City Center Were Profiling The Entire Lower Troposphere
  • During An Intensive Observation Period (Iop) Of One Month Duration
  • Several Sub-Studies On Street Canyon Energetics And Satellite Ground Truth
  • As Well As On Urban Turbulence And Profiling (Sodar
  • Rass
  • Tethered Balloon) Were Performed
  • Also Tracer Experiments With Near-Roof-Level Release And Sampling Were Performed
  • In Parallel To The Experimental Activities Within Bubble
  • A Meso-Scale Numerical Atmospheric Model
  • Which Contains A Surface Exchange Parameterization
  • Especially Designed For Urban Areas Was Evaluated And Further Developed
  • Finally
  • The Area Of The Full-Scale Tracer Experiment Which Also Contains Several Sites Of Other Special Proj
  • Satellite Ground Truth) Is Modeled Using A Very Detailed Physical Scale-Model In A Wind Tunnel
  • In The Present Paper Details Of All These Activities Are Presented Together With First Results
  • Earth Science


BUBBLE - an urban boundary layer meteorology project - DTU Orbit (20/06/14) BUBBLE - an urban boundary layer meteorology project - DTU Orbit (20/06/14) Rotach MW, Vogt R, Bernhofer C, Batchvarova E, Christen A, Clappier A, Feddersen B, Gryning S-E, Martucci G, Mayer H, Mitev V, Oke TR, Parlow E, Richner H, Roth M, Roulet Y-A, Ruffieux D, Salmond JA, Schatzmann M, Voogt JA. 2005. BUBBLE - an urban boundary layer meteorology project. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 81(3-4):231-261. Available from: 10.1007/s00704-004-0117-9

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