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Wind Resource in the Urban Environment
Blackledge, Jonathan; Coyle, Eugene; Kearney, Derek; Murphy, Eamonn; Rivas Duartes, Maria-Jose
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation recognized the need to include in the 1996 WMO Guide to Instruments and Methods of Observation, WMO No. 8 a new chapter on Urban Observations (Oke 2006). There is an increasing demand for meteorological data to support building and urban design, energy conservation, micro -wind turbine installation, air quality, pollution control, insurance, wind engineering, etc. Over the last six years instrumentation has been installed at the Dublin Ins titute of Technology (DIT) in two separate locations to monitor the wind. Research has shown that the wind resource will vary quite considerably on a given site and this is due to local variations in topography, and other factors associated with wind and turbulence in the built environment.
Keyword(s): wind; turbulence; natural ventilation; small wind turbines; Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Institution: Dublin Institute of Technology
Citation(s): Articles
Publisher(s): Dublin Institute of Technology
File Format(s): application/pdf
First Indexed: 2013-10-16 05:52:23 Last Updated: 2017-12-14 07:09:49