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Formulation of the Dutch Atmospheric Large-Eddy Simulation (DALES) and Overview of Its Applications
Geoscientific Model Development
  • Thijs Heus, Cleveland State University
  • C. C. van Heerwaarden, Wageningen University
  • Harmen J.J. Jonker, Delft University of Technology
  • A. Pier Siebesma, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
  • S. Axelsen, Utrecht University
  • K. van den Dries, Wageningen University
  • O. Geoffroy, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
  • A. F. Moene, Wageningen University
  • D. Pino, Technical University of Catalonia
  • S. R. de Roode, Delft University of Technology
  • J. Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, Wageningen University
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The current version of the Dutch Atmospheric Large-Eddy Simulation (DALES) is presented. DALES is a large-eddy simulation code designed for studies of the physics of the atmospheric boundary layer, including convective and stable boundary layers as well as cloudy boundary layers. In addition, DALES can be used for studies of more specific cases, such as flow over sloping or heterogeneous terrain, and dispersion of inert and chemically active species. This paper contains an extensive description of the physical and numerical formulation of the code, and gives an overview of its applications and accomplishments in recent years.

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Thijs Heus, C. C. van Heerwaarden, Harmen J.J. Jonker, A. Pier Siebesma, et al.. "Formulation of the Dutch Atmospheric Large-Eddy Simulation (DALES) and Overview of Its Applications" Geoscientific Model Development Vol. 3 Iss. 2 (2010) p. 415 - 444
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