DOWA in the news, reports and publications
Internship report - High Altitude Wind Resource Assessment
Offshore wind energy is on a trajectory of expansion and innovation. Larger offshore wind turbines and airborne wind energy ...
KNMI Technical report - Uncertainty analysis of climatological parameters of the Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA)
We use statistical methods to assess the uncertainty of the DOWA climatological parameters, and compare it to the uncertainty in ...
LES download manual
The information (NetCDF-files) can be downloaded from the KNMI Data Platform (KDP). The wind turbines operational at the time are ...
KNMI Technical report - Downscaling HARMONIE-AROME with Large-Eddy Simulation
In this report we build on previous work by e.g. Neggers et al. (2012); Schalkwijk et al. (2015a); Heinze et al. (2017a) by ...
KNMI Technical report - Wind turbine parameterisation in HARMONIE-AROME
As part of the Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA) project, we implemented the wind turbine parameterisation from Fitch et al. ...
KNMI Technical report - DOWA validation against Cabauw meteomast wind measurements
The DOWA is validated against wind speed and direction measurements from the Cabauw meteorological mast, for the 10-year period ...
KNMI Technical report - DOWA validation against coastal wind lidar measurements
In this report, the DOWA is validated against wind lidar measurements from a Dutch coastal location (Tweede Maasvlakte) of a ...
KNMI Technical report - The Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA): description of the dataset
The Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA) is a wind atlas covering a period of 11 years, from 2008 until and including 2018. Regional ...
Whiffle report - GRASP model description & validation report
Multi-year Large Eddy Simulations were performed around 3 offshore wind farm sites. The model setup is described, together with a ...
Master thesis - Evaluation of a wind farm parameterization in an operational mesoscale model
This study by Pooja Ramakrishnan looked at two simulations (with and without a wind farm parameterization) from HARMONIE-AROME, ...