Xiaoming Cai

(Former)

Publications

  1. 2020
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    Urbanisation’s contribution to climate warming in Great Britain

    Xiaoming Cai & Lee Chapman, 15 Oct 2020, In: Environmental Research Letters. 15, 11, 12 p., 114014.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

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  6. E-pub ahead of print

    Using routing apps to model real-time road traffic emissions

    Zhaoya Gong, Xiaoming Cai & William Bloss, 8 May 2020, In: Weather.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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  8. 2019
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  13. 2018
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    From the shed to the skies: a journey of sensor development and deployment involving bicycles, drones and eagles

    Rick Thomas, Ford Cropley, A. Robert MacKenzie, Jim Reynolds, Jon Sadler, Lee Chapman, Andrew Quinn, Jian Zhong & Xiaoming Cai, 13 Apr 2018, Geophysical Research Abstracts. European Geosciences Union, Vol. 20. 1 p. 16720

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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  23. 2017
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  28. 2016
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    Gas flaring and resultant air pollution: A review focusing on black carbon

    Xiaoming Cai & A. Robert MacKenzie, 1 Sep 2016, In: Environmental Pollution. 216, p. 182-197 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Coupling dynamics and chemistry in the air pollution modelling of street canyons: A review

    Jian Zhong, Xiaoming Cai & William Bloss, Jul 2016, In: Environmental Pollution. 214, p. 690 704 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Observations of urban heat island advection from a high-density monitoring network

    Xiaoming Cai, Lee Chapman, John Thornes, Jul 2016, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 142, 699, p. 2434–2441 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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  36. E-pub ahead of print
  37. Published

    Attribution of mortality to the urban heat island during heatwaves in the West Midlands, UK

    Sotiris Vardoulakis & Xiaoming Cai, 8 Mar 2016, In: Environmental Health. 15, Suppl 1, p. 49-59 27.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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    Improvement of a stochastic backscatter model and application to large-eddy simulation of street canyon flow

    Xiaoming Cai, Jan 2016, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 142, 695: Part B, p. 1121–1132

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. 2015
  41. Published

    A generalised stochastic backscatter model: large-eddy simulation of the neutral surface layer

    Xiaoming Cai, Oct 2015, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 141, 692, p. 2617–2629

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Urban climatic map studies in UK: Birmingham

    Richard Bassett, Xiaoming Cai, John Thornes & Lee Chapman, 7 Sep 2015, The urban climatic map: a methodology for sustainable urban planning. Ng, E. & Ren, C. (eds.). London, UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 252-260 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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    The effects of horizontal advection on the Urban Heat Island in Birmingham and the West Midlands

    Xiaoming Cai, 12 Jun 2015, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 141, 689, p. 1429-1441

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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    Gas flaring: Self-consistent estimates of the emission factors of carbon-containing

    Xiaoming Cai, Irina Nikolova & A. Robert MacKenzie, 2015, The 2015 European Aerosol Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  48. Published

    Heat-related health impacts associated with the urban heat island and climate change in the West Midlands, UK

    Xiaoming Cai & Sotiris Vardoulakis, 2015, 9th International Conference on Urban Climate jointly with 12th Symposium on the Urban Environment.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. Published

    Light absorption, Optical and Microphysical properties of trajectory-clustered aerosols at two AERONET sites in West Africa

    James Levine, Xiaoming Cai & A. Robert MacKenzie, 2015, The 2015 AGU Fall Meeting.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  50. Published

    Modelling the size resolved composition and numbers of traffic induced ultrafine particles in a street canyon

    Irina Nikolova, A. Robert MacKenzie, Xiaoming Cai & Roy Harrison, 2015, The 2015 European Aerosol Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  51. Published

    The influence of wind advection on an urban heat island using the HiTemp network of sensors

    Xiaoming Cai, Lee Chapman, John Thornes, 2015, 9th International Conference on Urban Climate jointly with 12th Symposium on the Urban Environment.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Published

    Urban Meteorological Networks: The urban climatologists

    Lee Chapman, Catherine Muller, Xiaoming Cai & Emma Ferranti, 2015, 9th International Conference on Urban Climate jointly with 12th Symposium on the Urban Environment.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. Published

    气相和微颗粒污染物在城市环境中的传输扩散

    Xiaoming Cai, 2015, In: Advances in Mechanics. 45, 201510.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. 2014
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    An improved stochastic backscatter parameterisation for large-eddy simulation of the neutral boundary layer

    Xiaoming Cai, 12 Jun 2014, The 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June 2014, Leeds, UK.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  57. Published

    Modelling the dispersion and transport of reactive pollutants in a deep urban street canyon using large-eddy simulation

    Jian Zhong, Xiaoming Cai & William Bloss, 12 Jun 2014, Urban Environmental Pollution, 12-15 June 2014, Toronto, Canada.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  58. Published

    Spatially-varying surface roughness and ground-level air quality in an operational dispersion model

    A. Robert MacKenzie, Xiaoming Cai, 1 Feb 2014, In: Environmental Pollution. 185, p. 44-51 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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  61. 2013
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    The Impact of Synoptic Weather Types on Birmingham's Urban Heat Island

    Xiaoming Cai & John Thornes, 9 Sep 2013, p. EMS2013-331.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  64. Published

    Turbulent and photochemical processes in a deep street canyon - a Large-Eddy Simulation

    Jian Zhong, Xiaoming Cai & William Bloss, 9 Sep 2013, p. EMS2013-636.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

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    Sensors and the city : a review of urban meteorological networks

    Catherine Muller, Lee Chapman & Xiaoming Cai, 15 Jun 2013, In: International Journal of Climatology. 33, 7, p. 1585–1600

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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    H15-81: Enhanced "urban breathability" leads to deterioration in ground-level air-quality

    A. Robert MacKenzie, Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2013, p. 490-494. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paperpeer-review

  68. Published

    A stochastic backscatter turbulence parameterisation for large-eddy simulation of the urban boundary layer

    Xiaoming Cai, 2013, p. EMS2013-293.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  69. Published

    Quantitative assessment of an urban canyon resistance network through large-eddy simulations of wall-heated scenarios

    Xiaoming Cai, 2013, EMS Annual Meeting Abstracts. EMS Publishing House, Vol. 10.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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  72. 2012
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    Effects of Wall Heating on Flow Characteristics in a Street Canyon

    Xiaoming Cai, Mar 2012, In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 142, p. 443-467 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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    A methodology for interpreting air quality measurements from urban streets using CFD modelling

    Xiaoming Cai, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    A regional modelling study of the Urban Heat Island in the West Midlands, UK

    Xiaoming Cai, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Exchange velocities of a multi-box model for heated street canyons

    Xiaoming Cai, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

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  80. 2011
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    A temperature wall function for a rough wall ina street canyon model

    Xiaoming Cai, 12 Jul 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  83. Published

    Influence of wall heating in a street canyon on kinetic energy and scalar's exchange: a large eddy simulation

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2011, p. 51-55. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Street canyon atmospheric composition: coupling dynamics and chemistry

    William Bloss & Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2011, p. 63-67. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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  86. 2010
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    Coupling of the mesoscale meteorology model METRAS with an improved urban parameterisation

    Jennifer Salmond, Xiaoming Cai, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  89. Published

    Effects of differential wall heating in a street canyon on dispersion of scalars

    Xiaoming Cai, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  90. Published

    Street Canyon Atmospheric Composition: Coupling Dynamics and Chemistry

    William Bloss & Xiaoming Cai, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  91. Published

    Street Canyon Atmospheric Composition: Coupling Dynamics and Chemistry

    William Bloss & Xiaoming Cai, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  92. 2009
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    Differential wall heating in street canyons: Flow Characteristics

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2009.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Evaluations of a CFD model using passive sampling in an urban street canyon

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2009.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Modelling the impact of urbanisation on the heat island of the Greater London Area

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2009.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  100. 2008
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    Dispersion and transfer of passive scalars in and above street canyons—Large-eddy simulations

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jul 2008, In: Atmospheric Environment. 42, 23, p. 5885-5895 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  102. Published

    Modelling wind flow and vehicle-induced turbulence in urban streets

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jun 2008, In: Atmospheric Environment. 42, 20, p. 4918-4931 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Modelling of rail surface temperatures: a preliminary study

    Lee Chapman, John Thornes, Xiaoming Cai, 1 Mar 2008, In: Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 92, 1-2, p. 121-131 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  104. Published

    Differential wall heating and flow characteristics in street canyons - a large-eddy simulation (poster)

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Poster

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    Modelling polllutant transport, wind turbulence and dispersion properties in urban streets

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  108. Published

    Modelling the driving mechanisms of pollutant dispersion in urban streets

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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  110. 2007
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    Modelling of meteorological conditions at an urban scale for the PUMA campaigns

    Xiaoming Cai, Roy Harrison, 1 Sep 2007, In: Meteorological Applications. 14, p. 311-326 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  117. 2006
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    The control mechanisms of a katabatic jump in Coats Land, Antarctica: idealised simulations

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Mar 2006, In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 118, p. 527-555 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  121. Published

    Implementation of an urban canopy model in the mesoscale model METRAS

    David Grawe & Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2006.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Modified Rainfall Nudging Schemes and their Application to a Frontal System

    Xiaoming Cai & Christopher Kidd, 1 Jan 2006.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  123. 2005
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    Numerical simulations of katabatic jumps in Coats Land, Antartica

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Feb 2005, In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 114, p. 413-437 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Building thermals and turbulent structure in street canyon

    Xiaoming Cai, Jennifer Salmond, 1 Jan 2005.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Dispersion and transfer of passive scalars in street canyons with different aspect ratios

    Xiaoming Cai, Christopher Baker, 1 Jan 2005.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Large eddy simulation of shading effects on pollutant dispersion

    David Grawe, Xiaoming Cai & Roy Harrison, 1 Jan 2005.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  129. 2004
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    Effects of building thermals on turbulent structure in a street canyon

    Xiaoming Cai, Jennifer Salmond, 1 Jan 2004.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Impact of rainfall assimilation on a frontal system in Florida during 2-3 Jan 1999

    Xiaoming Cai, Zhiqiang Cui & Christopher Kidd, 1 Jan 2004.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

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    Large eddy simulation of NOx-O3 dispersion in a street canyon

    Xiaoming Cai, Jacob Baker, 1 Jan 2004.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  136. Published

    Large eddy simulation of NOx-O3 dispersion in a street canyon

    Xiaoming Cai, Jacob Baker, 1 Jan 2004.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  137. Published

    Large eddy simulation of turbulent flow inside a street canyon

    Zhiqiang Cui, Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2004, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 130, p. 1373-1394 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  138. Published

    Temporal effects of assimilating TMI precipitation data into RAMS

    Zhiqiang Cui, Xiaoming Cai & Christopher Kidd, 1 Jan 2004.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  139. 2003
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    LES of dispersion of particles in and above urban street canyons: a Lagrangian approach

    Mehriar Dianat & Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2003.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  141. Published

    Numberical simulation of katabatic jumps in Coats Land, Antarctica

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2003.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  142. Published

    Preliminary results of assimilating satellite rainfall data into a mesoscale mode

    Zhiqiang Cui, Xiaoming Cai & Christopher Kidd, 1 Jan 2003.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  143. 2002
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    Controlling factors of the intensity and location of a katabatic jump in Antarctica

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2002.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  147. Published

    Dispersion of passive plumes inside and above a street canyon - a large-eddy simulation

    Xiaoming Cai, Zhiqiang Cui & Christopher Baker, 1 Jan 2002.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  148. Published

    Flux of pllutants at the top of a street canyon

    Xiaoming Cai, Zhiqiang Cui & Christopher Baker, 1 Jan 2002.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

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    Numerical simulation of katabatic jumps in Coats Land, Antarctica

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2002.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

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    Turbulent flows in an idealised street canyon - a large-eddy simulation

    Zhiqiang Cui, Xiaoming Cai & Christopher Baker, 1 Jan 2002.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  154. Published

    Urban scale meteorological modelling for the PUMA Campaigns

    Xiaoming Cai & Glenn McGregor, 1 Jan 2002.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  155. 2001
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    Application of RAMS/UAM system to air pollution episodes during URGENT/PUMA campaigns

    Roy Harrison, Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2001.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  158. Published

    Effect of grid resolution in large-eddy simulation on ground level concentration due to fumigation

    Mohammad Nasrullah & Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2001.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Abstract

  159. Published

    Fumigation of pollutants into a growing convective boundary layer: a large eddy simulation

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2001.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  160. Published

    Modelling of meteorological conditions at an urban scale for the PUMA winter campaign

    Xiaoming Cai & Glenn McGregor, 1 Jan 2001.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  161. Published

    The impact of wind direction on urban street canyon flows

    Zhiqiang Cui, Xiaoming Cai & Christopher Baker, 1 Jan 2001.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  162. 2000
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    A numerical study of meteorological conditions during PACIFIC '93

    Xiaoming Cai, Sep 2000, In: Atmosphere - Ocean. 38, 3, p. 457-479 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  164. Published

    Dispersion of a passive plume in an idealised urban convective boundary layer: A large-eddy simulation

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2000, In: Atmospheric Environment. 34, 1, p. 61-72 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  165. Published

    Modelling study of sea breezes in a complex coastal environment

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 2000, In: Atmospheric Environment. 34, 18, p. 2873-2885 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  166. 1999
  167. Published

    Large-eddy simulation of the convective boundary layer over an idealized patchy urban surface

    Xiaoming Cai, Apr 1999, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 125, 556, p. 1427-1444 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  168. Published

    Modelling internal boundary-layer development in a region with a complex coastline

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 1999, In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 90, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  169. 1997
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    Analytical investigations of horizontal meso-scale momentum equations with Newtonian nudging

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 1997, In: Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics. 64, 3-4, p. 231-241 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  171. 1996
  172. Published

    The von Karman constant determined by large eddy simulation

    Xiaoming Cai, 1 Jan 1996, In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 78, 1-2, p. 143-164 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review