Wind measurement, modelling and simulation

An extensive wind monitoring network has been realised in the High Tyrrhenian Sea area that is made up of 40 ultra-sonic anemometers and 4 LiDAR scanners.

Data have been gathering into a huge database. An advanced algorithm has been implemented to separate records detected in the course of different weather phenomena such as extra-tropical cyclones, thunderstorm downbursts and intermediate events.

Analytical and numerical models have been developed to represent the mean wind velocity profile, atmospheric turbulence and the peak wind speed in flat and complex terrains.

Numerical algorithms have been implemented to simulate multi-variate and multi-dimensional wind fields in stationary and non-stationary regimes.