Articles | Volume 17, issue 1
Research article
12 Jan 2024
Research article |  | 12 Jan 2024

Comparisons and quality control of wind observations in a mountainous city using wind profile radar and the Aeolus satellite

Hua Lu, Min Xie, Wei Zhao, Bojun Liu, Tijian Wang, and Bingliang Zhuang

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Observations of vertical wind in regions with complex terrain are essential, but they are always sparse and have poor representation. Data verification and quality control are conducted on the wind profile radar and Aeolus wind products in this study, trying to compensate for the limitations of wind field observations. The results shed light on the comprehensive applications of multi-source wind profile data in complicated terrain regions with sparse ground-based wind observations.