Surface-layer gusts for aircraft operation

George Spencer Young, L. Kristensen

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Abstract

We use Monin-Obukhov similarity theory to extend the Kristensen et al. (1991) aviation gust estimation technique from the neutral to the diabatic surface layer. Example calculations demonstrate the importance of this correction. Simple stability class methods using only standard aviation surface observations are shown to be useful although less accurate and less precise than methods which make full use of Monin-Obukhov similarity results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-242
Number of pages12
JournalBoundary-Layer Meteorology
Volume59
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atmospheric Science

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