Accession Number : AD0605268

Title :   CHANGE OF TERRAIN ROUGHNESS AND THE WIND PROFILE.

Descriptive Note : Scientific rept. no. 3,

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK MINERAL INDUSTRIES EXPERIMENT STATION

Personal Author(s) : Panofsky,H. A. ; Townsend,A. A.

Report Date : 30 APR 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A theory is constructed to describe the distribution of wind with height in hydrostatically neutral air following a sudden change in terrain roughness. The agreement with measurements made at a variety of locations is satisfactory. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WIND, TERRAIN), (*TERRAIN, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION), THEORY, SURFACE PROPERTIES, TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYER

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE