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Title: Sodar - ARL Wind Profiler, Wasco Airport - Reviewed Data

Abstract

This dataset includes collected wind speed and direction from 30 m to 200 m above ground level (AGL) in 10-m range gates.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Atmosphere to Electrons (A2e) Data Archive and Portal, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; PNNL
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
OSTI Identifier:
1356333
DOE Contract Number:
67025F
Resource Type:
Data
Data Type:
Specialized Mix
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 Wind Energy

Citation Formats

Clawson, kirk. Sodar - ARL Wind Profiler, Wasco Airport - Reviewed Data. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.21947/1356333.
Clawson, kirk. Sodar - ARL Wind Profiler, Wasco Airport - Reviewed Data. United States. doi:10.21947/1356333.
Clawson, kirk. 2017. "Sodar - ARL Wind Profiler, Wasco Airport - Reviewed Data". United States. doi:10.21947/1356333. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1356333.
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  • This data set includes collected wind speed and wind direction from 30 m to 200 m above ground level (AGL) in 10-m range gates.
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