Articles | Volume 1, issue 2
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 237–254, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-237-2016
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 237–254, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-237-2016

Research article 17 Nov 2016

Research article | 17 Nov 2016

Effect of Reynolds number and inflow parameters on mean and turbulent flow over complex topography

Ryan Kilpatrick et al.

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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (27 Aug 2016) by Julie Lundquist
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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (11 Oct 2016) by Jakob Mann(Chief Editor)
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This paper contributes to the scientific knowledge of flow behaviour over complex topography by extending the physical modelling work of the flow over the Bolund Hill escarpment, a test case for the validation of numerical models in complex terrain for wind resource assessment. The influence of inflow conditions on the flow over the topography has been examined in detail using a large-scale topographic model at high resolution at the unique WindEEE dome wind research facility.