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Wind resource data and turbulence from the Orkney mast

This resource dataset consists of 10-minute wind speed and wind direction measurements from the met mast on Burger Hill, Orkney Island, Scotland. The period includes more than 1 year of measurements, which starts in 2000.
Detailed site documentation is available here.

Data files:
1) orkney_all.nc
2) orkney_concurrent.nc

3) Raw time series = orkney.zip (ascii),
each with a duration of 600-3600 sec and
sampled with 1 Hz.

Funding

NEGMicon

History

Location

Lat: 59.116279 Long: -3.14689

Date

Start date: 2000-05-04 Stop date: 2001-12-03

Topic

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

Models

  • Not applicable

Activities

  • Measurements;>Field experiment

External conditions

  • Location;>Onshore;>Coastal
  • Topography;>Rural

Data category

  • Meteorological data

Usage metrics

Technical University of Denmark

Licence

Exports