Similarity Theory, Intermittency and Turbulences in the Stable Boundary Layer


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The evaluation of similarity theory, z-less formulation of turbulence, and validation for various stable conditions is addressed with the use of CASES99 data over grassland. The dependence of the flux-gradient relationships on height and stability parameters is evaluated. For very stable conditions, similarity relation based on Monin-Obukhov theory is locally invalid and new treatments are required. The flux intermittency is recommended as a good indicator of stability for very thin stable boundary layer.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 277-279)

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Kwang Hwa Chung, Yong Hyeon Shin, Sue-Nie Park, Hyun Sook Cho, Soon-Ae Yoo, Byung Joo Min, Hyo-Suk Lim and Kyung Hwa Yoo




K. J. Ha et al., "Similarity Theory, Intermittency and Turbulences in the Stable Boundary Layer", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 277-279, pp. 618-624, 2005

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