Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 2219–2235, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-2219-2021

Special issue: Tropospheric profiling (ISTP11) (AMT/ACP inter-journal SI)

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 2219–2235, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-2219-2021

Research article 22 Mar 2021

Research article | 22 Mar 2021

A 2-year intercomparison of continuous-wave focusing wind lidar and tall mast wind measurements at Cabauw

Steven Knoop et al.

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A two-year intercomparison of CW focusing wind lidar and tall mast wind measurements at Cabauw Steven Knoop https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3966868

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Doppler wind lidars are laser-based remote sensing instruments that measure the wind up to a few hundred metres or even a few kilometres. Their data can improve weather models and help forecasters. To investigate their accuracy and required meteorological conditions, we have carried out a 2-year measurement campaign of a wind lidar at our Cabauw test site and made a comparison with cup anemometers and wind vanes at several levels in a 213 m tall meteorological mast.