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Patents:

​US Patent 9,519,056:  System and Method for Evaluating Wind Flow Fields using Remote Sensing Devices.  John L. Schroeder, Brian D. Hirth, and Jerry G. Guynes.  Issued December 13, 2016.

US Patent 9,575,177:  Apparatus and Method for using Radar to Evaluate Wind Flow Fields for Wind Energy Applications.  John L. Schroeder, Brian D. Hirth, and Jerry G. Guynes.  Issued February 21, 2017.

EU Patent 13822981.0:  System and Method for Evaluating Wind Flow Fields using Remote Sensing Devices.  John L. Schroeder, Brian D. Hirth, and Jerry G. Guynes.  Granted October, 2018; pending country designation.

 

Refereed Publications:

Duncan, J. D., B. D. Hirth, J. L. Schroeder, 2018:  Doppler Radar Measurements of Spatial Turbulence Intensity and Stability-Induced Changes in Wind Turbine Wake Structure.  Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, in review. 


Duncan, J. D., B. D. Hirth, J. L. Schroeder, 2018:  Enhanced Estimation of Boundary Layer Advective Properties to Improve Space-to-Time Conversion Processes for Wind Energy Applications.  Wind Energy, in review.


L. Valldecabres, N.G. Nygaard, L. Vera-Tudela, L. von Bremen, M. Kuhn, 2018:  On the Use of Dual-Doppler Radar Measurements for Very Short-Term Wind Power Forecasts.  Remote Sensing​, 10, 1701.
[https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/10/11/1701]


L. Valldecabres, N.G. Nygaard, L. von Bremen, M Kuhn, 2018: Very Short-Term Probabilistic Forecasting of Wind Power based on
Dual-Doppler Radar Measurements in the North Sea.  Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1037, 052010)

[https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1037/5/052010]


Hirth, B. D., J. L. Schroeder, J. G. Guynes, 2017:  Diurnal Evolution of Wind Structure and Data Availability Measured by the DOE Prototype Radar System.  Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 926, 012003.

[https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/926/1/012003]


Lundquist, J. K., et. al, 2016:  Assessing State-of-the-art Capabilities for Probing the Atmospheric Boundary Layer: The XPIA Field Campaign.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, ​98:289-314.

[https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00151.1]

Hirth, B. D., J. L. Schroder, Z. Irons, and K. Walter, 2016:  Dual-Doppler Measurements of a Wind Ramp Event at an Oklahoma Wind Plant.  Wind Energy, 19:953-962.

[https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/we.1867]

 

Marathe, N., A. Swift, B. D. Hirth, R. Walker, and J. L. Schroeder, 2016:  Characterizing Power Performance and Wake of a Wind Turbine under Yaw and Blade Pitch.  Wind Energy, 19:963:978.
[http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/we.1875/abstract]


Gunter, W. S., J. L. Schroeder, and B. D. Hirth, 2015: Validation of Dual-Doppler Wind Profiles with in-situ Anemometry.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 32:943-960.

[http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00181.1]


Hirth B. D., J. L. Schroeder, W. S. Gunter, and J. G. Guynes, 2015: Coupling Doppler Radar-derived Wind Maps with Operational Turbine Data to Document Wind Farm Complex Flows.  Wind Energy, 18:529-540. 

[http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/we.1701/abstract]

 

Hirth B. D. and J. L. Schroeder, 2013: Documenting Wind Speed and Power Deficits behind a Utility-scale Wind Turbine.  Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52:39-46.

[http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0145.1]

 

Hirth B. D., J. L. Schroeder, W. S. Gunter, and J. G. Guynes, 2012: Measuring a Utility-scale Wind Turbine Wake using the TTUKa Mobile Research Radars.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 29:765-771.

[http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00039.1]

 

Conference Proceedings and Other Articles:

Valldecabres, L., N.G. Nygaard, L. von Bremen and M. Kuhn. Very Short-term Probabilistic Forecasting of Wind Power based on Dual-Doppler Radar Measurements in the North Sea. The Science of Making Torque from Wind 2018, Milano, Italy.

  

Hirth, B. D., J. L. Schroeder, J. G. Guynes, 2017: Diurnal Evolution of Wind Structure and Data Availability Measured by the DOE Prototype Radar System.  Wind Europe 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


​Vignaroli, A., E. Svensson, M. Courtney, N. Vasiljevic, G. Lea, R. Wagner, N. G. Nygaard, 2017:  How accurate is the BEACon Radar?  Wind Europe 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Nygaard, N. G., F. E. Brink, J. S. Gretlund, B. D. Hirth, J. L. Schroeder, and J. G. Guynes, 2017: Wake Measurements in an Offshore Wind Farm Using Dual-Doppler Radars.  2017 Wind Energy Science Conference, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.

Duncan, J. B., B. D. Hirth, J. L. Schroeder, 2017: Atmospheric Boundary Layer Turbulence Measurements Using Specialized Doppler Radar Technology.  2017 Wind Energy Science Conference, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.

Duncan, J. B., B. D. Hirth, and J. L.Schroeder, 2017: Doppler Radar Measurements of Wind Turbine Wake Structure and Evolution across Varying Atmospheric Stability Regimes. North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA) Symposium, Ames, IA.

Hirth, B. D., J. L. Schroeder, J. G. Guynes, N. Nygaard, F. Brink, J. Gretlund, 2017: A Dual-Doppler Radar System to Document Offshore Wind Plant Complex Flows.  Offshore Wind Energy 2017, London, England.

Duncan, J. B., B. D. Hirth and J. L. Schroeder, 2017: Utilizing Radar-Measured Velocity Fields to Provide Extended Inflow Forecasts to Individual Turbines within a Wind Plant. 13thAmericas Conference on Wind Engineering, Gainesville, Florida.

Duncan, J. B., B. D. Hirth, J. L. Schroeder, 2017: Evolution of Wind and Wind Turbine Wake Structure during the Evening Boundary Layer Transition. 2017 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, California.

Schroeder, J. L., J. B. Duncan, B. D. Hirth, W. S. Gunter, and J. G. Guynes, 2016: The Impact of Atmospheric Stability on Wind Structure and Turbine Wakes as Revealed by Radar Measurements. Sandia Blade Workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Duncan, J. B., B. D. Hirth, and J. L. Schroeder, 2015:  Utilizing Radar Measured Velocity Fields to Forecast Turbine Wind Speeds.  2015 North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA) Symposium, Blacksburg, VA.

Hirth B. D., J. L. Schroeder and W.S. Gunter, 2015:  Dual-Doppler Investigation of Varying Wind Plant Flow Regimes using the TTUKa Radars.  14th International Conference on Wind Engineering, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 

Duncan, J. B., B. D. Hirth, and J. L. Schroeder, 2015:  Utilizing Radar Measured Velocity Fields to Forecast Turbine Wind Speeds.  2015 North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA) Symposium, Blacksburg, VA.

Hirth, B. D. and J. L. Schroeder, 2014:  How Turbine Controls Impact Wake Behavior.  North American Windpower, Vol 11, Num 11.
[http://www.nawindpower.com/issues/NAW1411/FEAT_04_How-Turbine-Controls-Impact-Wake-Behavior.html]

Marathe, N., A. Swift, B. D. Hirth, and J. L. Schroeder, 2014:  Wind Turbine under Yawed Flow.  2014 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, Las Vegas, NV.

Gunter, W.S., J. L. Schroeder, and B. D. Hirth, 2014: Using a Novel Radar Technique to Estimate Local Wind Profiles. 2014 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, Las Vegas, NV.

Hirth, B. D., J. L. Schroeder, W. S. Gunter, and J. G. Guynes, 2014: Investigating the Impact of Manual Turbine Control on the Flow Field through a Wind Plant using Simultaneous Advanced Doppler Radar Measurements. 2014 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, Las Vegas, NV.

Marathe, N., B. D. Hirth, A. Swift, and J. L. Schroeder, 2013:  Effect of Yawed Flow on Wind Turbine Wake Deflection.
2013 North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA) Symposium.  Boulder, CO.

Hirth, B. D., J. L. Schroeder, and J. G. Guynes, 2013:  Coupling Advanced Doppler Radar Wind Maps with Operational Turbine Data to Investigate Wind Farm Complex Flows. 2013 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Seminar, Las Vegas, NV. 

Hirth, B. D., and J. L. Schroeder, 2013: Using the TTUKa Mobile Doppler Radars to Measure Complex Flows in Wind Farms.” 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Seattle, WA.

Hirth, B. D., and J. L. Schroeder, 2013:  Measuring Complex Flows in Wind Farms using Advanced Doppler Radars. 2013 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, IL. 

Hirth, B. D., and J. L. Schroeder, 2013:  Measurements of the Complex Flow through a Wind Farm using Mobile Doppler Radars.  2013 European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Annual Conference and Exhibition, Vienna, Austria.

Hirth, B. D. and J. L. Schroeder, 2013:   Documenting Complex Flows in Wind Farms using the TTUKa Mobile Research Radars.  93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.























 


 



 

 

 

 


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