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Caroline works to advance the current state-of-the-art in mesoscale modeling as it specifically pertains to wind energy. Caroline uses mesoscale models to research wind resources in various countries, and participates in on- and offshore boundary layer research and in the coupling of the mesoscale flow features (kilometer scale) to the microscale (tens of meters). Further areas of interest include solar energy, large eddy simulations, and data assimilation for renewable energies. She is the technical lead for NWTC’s Atmospheric Science and Resource Assessment portfolio. 

Research Interests

Numerical weather prediction for renewable energies

Boundary-layer meteorology

Mesoscale-to-microscale coupling

Offshore atmospheric science

Personal Profile

Senior Scientist, NREL (2012–Present)

Ph.D. Employee, Technical University of Denmark (2009–2012)

Research Assistant, University of Innsbruck (2007–2008)

Education/Academic Qualification

PhD, Forecasting for Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark

Master, Meteorology, University of Innsbruck

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