Articles | Volume 22, issue 10
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5191–5210, 2018

Special issue: Modelling lakes in the climate system (GMD/HESS inter-journal...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5191–5210, 2018
Research article
05 Oct 2018
Research article | 05 Oct 2018

Breeze effects at a large artificial lake: summer case study

Maksim Iakunin et al.

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Lakes and reservoirs can affect local weather regimes but usually it is difficult to trace and assess it. In this work we used the Meso-NH atmospheric model to study the impact of the Alqueva reservoir, one of the largest artificial lakes in western Europe, located in the southeast of Portugal, on meteorological parameters and the formation of a lake breeze system. The magnitude of this impact as well as the intensity of the breeze are shown in the paper.