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CZWEP: Coastal Zone Wind Energy Project


The Coastal Zone Wind Energy Project (CZWEP) focused on developing a procedure for locating optimum regions for wind energy conversions within the coastal zone of the U.S. Dr. Michael Garstang utilized the QueenAir, B-80 aircraft to determine two dimensional wind fields at various altitudes within this coastal zone. The research was conducted in the vicinity of Wallops Flight Center, Virginia. 

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Temporal coverage

Begin Date 1980-01-24 00:00:00
End Date 1980-02-05 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 38.36, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.467
Minimum (West) Longitude: -76.128, Maximum (East) Longitude: -74.574