Other Meteorological Issues

  • Stefan Emeis
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The generation of energy from the wind is not only influenced by wind and temperature and its vertical gradients—as described in the sections before—but by other meteorological variables as well. The most important are atmospheric water—which can lead to icing—, electrical atmospheric phenomena (especially lightning) and particles soaring in the air.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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