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Modelling and predicting icing conditions in the atmosphere

Modelling and predicting icing conditions in the atmosphere

Researchers at the Finnish Meteorological Institute have investigated modelling of icing conditions by combining data from a high resolution weather forecast and ice growth model. Icing methodology was developed especially for the needs in assessing and predicting wind power production. The capability of icing forecasts to warn about icing conditions is generally good, but predicting the amount of accumulating ice continues to be challenging.

More information:
Karoliina Hämäläinen, Karoliina.hamalainen@fmi.fi

Hämäläinen, K., and Niemelä, S. (2016) Production of a Numerical Icing Atlas for Finland. Wind Energ., doi: 10.1002/we.1998.

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