FIELD OBSERVATION OF MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY WINDS IN THE REINAN AREA OF FUKUI PREFECTURE

Masahiro TAMAI, Tsuyoshi ARIMITSU
2006 PROCEEDINGS OF HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING  
The Reinan area is the western part of Fukui Prefecture and bounded on the north by the Wakasa Bay and on the south by the Nosaka mountains. Valleys in the area connect Wakasa Bay and Lake Biwa areas and wind through the valleys plays important roles in heat and pollutants transports between the two area. Field observation was carried out in Sept., 2004 using a Doppler sodar velocitimeter to investigate structures of mountain and valley winds in one of the valleys. The results were examined in
more » ... s were examined in relation to macro-and meso-scale wind fields using the AMeDAS data and the objective analysis data by the JMA.
doi:10.2208/prohe.50.481 fatcat:xgbhio4nszfjlawlfrcgkw74zy