Accession Number:

ADA136702

Title:

Analytical and Numerical Modelling of Flow Driven by Surface Differential Heating.

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author:

RISOE NATIONAL LAB ROSKILDE (DENMARK)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

109.0

Abstract:

The atmospheric flow generated in response to horizontal gradients in the surface temperature or heatflux is investigated. A linear model is described that can treat the problem for the case of small surface temperature gradients, including the approximate effect of a large-scale flow and the effect of a vertical structure in the heat and momentum diffusivity, and in the stratification. The second part of this report describes a numerical mesoscale model, and results from the application of this model to the simulation of the sea-breeze. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE