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By Alexander Baklanov, Branko Grisogono, A. Baklanov, B. Grisogono

This quantity offers peer-reviewed papers from the NATO complex study Workshop on Atmospheric Boundary Layers held in April 2006. The papers are divided into thematic classes: nature and concept of turbulent boundary layers; boundary-layer flows: modeling and functions to environmental safety; nature, thought and modeling of boundary-layer flows; air flows inside and above city and different advanced canopies: air-sea-ice interplay.

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Boundary-Layer Meteorol 44:255–266 Tjernstrom M, Zagar M, Svensson G, Cassano JJ, Pfeifer S, Rinke A, Wyser A, Dethloff K, Jones C, Semmler T, Shaw M (2004) Modelling the arctic boundary layer: an evaluation of six ARCMIP regional-scale models using data from the SHEBA project. Boundary-Layer Meteorol 117:337–381 Uttal T, 26 co-authors (2002) Surface heat budget of the arctic Ocean. Bull Amer Meteorol Soc 83:255–275 Wittich KP (1991) The nocturnal boundary layer over Northern Germany: an observational study.

Boundary-Layer Meteorol 44:255–266 Tjernstrom M, Zagar M, Svensson G, Cassano JJ, Pfeifer S, Rinke A, Wyser A, Dethloff K, Jones C, Semmler T, Shaw M (2004) Modelling the arctic boundary layer: an evaluation of six ARCMIP regional-scale models using data from the SHEBA project. Boundary-Layer Meteorol 117:337–381 Uttal T, 26 co-authors (2002) Surface heat budget of the arctic Ocean. Bull Amer Meteorol Soc 83:255–275 Wittich KP (1991) The nocturnal boundary layer over Northern Germany: an observational study.

The above reference) but no commonly accepted alternative formulations were derived from physical grounds. Esau and Byrkjedal (2007) analysed data from large-eddy simulations (LES) and disclosed that the coefficient C 1 in Eq. 4b is not a constant but increases with increasing z/L. According to Eqs. 3–4 the Richardson number, Ri≡ β(d /dz)(dU/dz)−2 , monotonically increases with increasing z/L, and at z/L → ∞ achieves its maximum value: Ric = k 2 C 1 k T−1 CU−21 . In other words, Eq. 4 is not applicable to Ri > Ric .

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