Offshore Winds

  • Stefan Emeis
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This chapter deals with the marine atmospheric boundary (MABL). The special features of wind and turbulence profiles over the sea are very important, since an increasingly larger fraction of wind energy will be generated at offshore wind parks in the future. Although the sea surface is perfectly flat, these wind features partly differ from profiles over homogeneous land presented in Chap.  3.


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  1. 1.Institut für Meteorologie und KlimaforschungKarlsruher Institut für TechnologieGarmisch-PartenkirchenGermany

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