Atmosphere and Energy Research Group (AERG)

Welcome to my Atmosphere and Energy Research Group (AERG) page. We use numerical models to simulate atmospheric processes that are relevant to renewable energy, in particular wind energy.

These are the people that are or have been part of AERG:

Below is an example of our Large-Eddy Simulations of the turbulent wakes generated by an array of wind turbines at the Lillgrund offshore wind farm in Sweden. This is a horizontal cross-section of instantaneous 90-m wind speed for the control case with southwesterly wind.

Lillgrund control z-slice of wind speed at 90 m


Featured Faculty

Cristina Archer

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Professor Physical Ocean Science and Engineering


CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail:

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