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HAUTEUR GEOSTROPHIQUE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-06-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Wind Energy
CONT

Since the wind speeds are assumed to be “straight,” that is, unaffected by centrifugal forces to any significant degree, it would be more correct to refer to that elevation as the geostrophic height.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique de l'atmosphère
  • Énergie éolienne
DEF

Hauteur au-dessus du sol à partir de laquelle la rugosité météorologique n’a plus d’influence sur la vitesse moyenne du vent.

OBS

En moyenne elle est égale à 1 000 m. Au-dessus de cette hauteur, la vitesse du vent dépend uniquement du champ des pressions.

Spanish

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