News tagged with wind direction

Turbulence ahead

Although the wind may blow smoothly onto a wind turbine, it comes out the other end shredded into a complex collage of whorls, large and small. In a wind farm, the turbulent wake generated by the first row of turbines drives ...

dateSep 03, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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New ways to chart our maritime past

Archaeology has a long-standing tradition in protecting areas on land. But there is little attention to cultural monuments at the sea-shore and under water. To help locating these artifacts, meteorologist Marianne Nitter ...

dateAug 19, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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