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A meteorological 80-m tower near Rotterdam

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Construction, observation site and instrumentation are described of an 80-m meteorological observation tower, erected in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, for studies in connection with air pollution problems along the Nieuwe Waterweg. From measurements made regularly in the period April 1967–April 1968 summaries are given of wind profile parameters and gustiness averages. Case histories are presented of an air pollution episode lasting several days, and of an hourly average wind direction difference of 120 ° over 70 m.

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Rijkoort, P.J., Schmidt, F.H., Velds, C.A. et al. A meteorological 80-m tower near Rotterdam. Boundary-Layer Meteorol 1, 5–17 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00193901

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