Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 929–946, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-929-2018
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 929–946, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-929-2018

Research article 20 Dec 2018

Research article | 20 Dec 2018

Micro-scale model comparison (benchmark) at the moderately complex forested site Ryningsnäs

Stefan Ivanell et al.

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This article describes a study in which modellers were challenged to compute the wind at a forested site with moderately complex topography. The target was to match the measured wind profile at one exact location for three directions. The input to the models consisted of detailed information on forest densities and ground height. Overall, the article gives an overview of how well different types of models are able to capture the flow physics at a moderately complex forested site.