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Turbulence measurements from the two Calwind masts

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posted on 19.04.2021, 10:59 authored by Kurt Schaldemose HansenKurt Schaldemose Hansen, Nikola Vasiljevic, Steen Arne SørensenSteen Arne Sørensen
This dataset consists of raw data and 10-minute statistics of wind speed and wind direction measurements from three met mast at Calwind, Tehachepi, California, US. The period includes 2 years of measurements, which starts in 1990.
Detailed site documentation is available here.

Data files (NetCDF format):
1) calwind_all.nc
2) calwind_concurrent.nc

Raw time series, each with a duration of 3600 sec and sampled with 5 Hz:
3) calwind.zip (ascii format)

Funding

Department of Energy's (DOE) Pacific & Laboratory (PNL)

History

Location

Lat: 35.053611 Long: -118.376

Date

Start date: 1990-12-14 Stop date: 1993-09-27

Topic

  • Siting;>Resource assessment
  • Siting;>Design conditions;>Turbulence

Models

  • Not applicable

Activities

  • Measurements;>Field experiment

External conditions

  • Location;>Onshore;>Other
  • Topography;>Rural

Data category

  • Meteorological data