Vol. 31, issue 09, article # 6

Stephan A., Wildmann N., Smalikho I.N. Effectiveness of the MFAS method for determination of wind velocity from Windcube 200s lidar measurements. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2018. V. 31. No. 09. P. 725–733 [in Russian].
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The method of maximum of function of accumulated spectra (MFAS) has been used for the first time to estimate the wind velocity from measurements with a micropulsed coherent Doppler lidar (MPCDL) during conical scanning with a probing beam. It is ascertained in an experiment with a Windcube 200s MPCDL that MFAS allows an increase in the maximum altitude of retrieval of the vertical profiles of the wind speed and direction by 30% on the average in comparison with the filtered sine-wave fitting.


coherent Doppler lidar, velocity and direction of wind


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