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https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-7-1241-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-7-1241-2022
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20 Jun 2022
Research article |  | 20 Jun 2022

Offshore wind farm cluster wakes as observed by long-range-scanning wind lidar measurements and mesoscale modeling

Beatriz Cañadillas, Maximilian Beckenbauer, Juan J. Trujillo, Martin Dörenkämper, Richard Foreman, Thomas Neumann, and Astrid Lampert

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Scanning lidar measurements combined with meteorological sensors and mesoscale simulations reveal the strong directional and stability dependence of the wake strength in the direct vicinity of wind farm clusters.
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