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Volume 15, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 9031–9047, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-9031-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
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Special issue: The Boundary-Layer Late Afternoon and Sunset Turbulence (BLLAST)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 9031–9047, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-9031-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 14 Aug 2015

Research article | 14 Aug 2015

Interactions among drainage flows, gravity waves and turbulence: a BLLAST case study

C. Román-Cascón et al.

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Stable-boundary-layer processes have been analysed using BLLAST data. Shallow drainage flows were formed at some locations after the near calm stage of the late afternoon. This stage ended with the arrival of a deeper wind associated with the mountain-plain circulation. At the same time, gravity waves were detected with an array of microbarometers. The interaction of these processes with turbulence was studied through multi-resolution flux decomposition at different sites and heights.
Stable-boundary-layer processes have been analysed using BLLAST data. Shallow drainage flows...
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