This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant ATM-0938397. The authors thank the reviewers for their comments and suggestions that helped to improve the manuscript. The first author thanks Sebastian W. Hoch, Joseph S. Young, and Christopher Ander for their assistance during the measurement campaign. We also thank the State of Utah anemometer loan program for providing data from the meteorological tower and to NRG Systems, Inc., for loaning the WINDCUBE lidar for use in this research. Thanks are given to Gregory S. Poulos and Julie K. Lundquist for their assistance in loaning the lidar and to Alan Marchant and Tom Apedaile from Utah State University for operating and providing data from the ValidWind system during the measurement campaign. Several organizations provided land on which measurement equipment was temporarily installed, and we are grateful for their cooperation.
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