Long-Range WindScanner System
AbstractThe technical aspects of a multi-Doppler LiDAR instrument, the long-range WindScanner system, are presented accompanied by an overview of the results from several field campaigns. The long-range WindScanner system consists of three spatially-separated, scanning coherent Doppler LiDARs and a remote master computer that coordinates them. The LiDARs were carefully engineered to perform user-defined and time-controlled scanning trajectories. Their wireless coordination via the master computer allows achieving and maintaining the LiDARs’ synchronization within ten milliseconds. The long-range WindScanner system measures the wind field by emitting and directing three laser beams to intersect, and then scanning the beam intersection over a region of interest. The long-range WindScanner system was developed to tackle the need for high-quality observations of wind fields on scales of modern wind turbine and wind farms. It has been in operation since 2013. View Full-Text
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Vasiljević, N.; Lea, G.; Courtney, M.; Cariou, J.-P.; Mann, J.; Mikkelsen, T. Long-Range WindScanner System. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 896.
Vasiljević N, Lea G, Courtney M, Cariou J-P, Mann J, Mikkelsen T. Long-Range WindScanner System. Remote Sensing. 2016; 8(11):896.Chicago/Turabian Style
Vasiljević, Nikola; Lea, Guillaume; Courtney, Michael; Cariou, Jean-Pierre; Mann, Jakob; Mikkelsen, Torben. 2016. "Long-Range WindScanner System." Remote Sens. 8, no. 11: 896.
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