Atmospheric dispersion modeling
Atmospheric dispersion modeling is the mathematical simulation of how air pollutants disperse in the ambient atmosphere. It is performed with computer programs that solve the mathematical equations an...
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Accidental release source terms
Accidental release source terms are the mathematical equations that quantify the flow rate at which accidental releases of air pollutants into the ambient environment can occur at industrial faciliti...
SAFE AIR
SAFE AIR (Simulation of Air pollution From Emissions Above Inhomogeneous Regions) is an advanced atmospheric pollution dispersion model for calculating concentrations of atmospheric pollutants emitte...
SMHI
The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (Swedish: Sveriges Meteorologiska och Hydrologiska Institut, abbreviated SMHI) is a government agency in Sweden and operates under the Ministry o...
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Roadway air dispersion modeling
Roadway air dispersion modeling is the study of air pollutant transport from a roadway or other linear emitter. Computer models are required to conduct this analysis, because of the complex variables...
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Puff model
The Puff model is a volcanic ash tracking model developed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. It requires windfield data on a geographic grid covering the area over which ash may be dispersed. Repr...
Norwegian Institute for Air Research
The Norwegian Institute for Air Research (Norwegian: Norsk Institutt for luftforskning) or NILU is one of the leading specialized scientific laboratories in Europe researching issues related to ai...
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National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center
The National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center (NARAC) is located at the University of California's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. It is a national support and resource center for planning,...
Wind profile power law
The wind profile power law is a relationship between the wind speeds at one height, and those at another.The power law is often used in wind power assessments where wind speeds at the height of a turb...
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CALPUFF
CALPUFF is an advanced, integrated Lagrangian puff modeling system for the simulation of atmospheric pollution dispersion distributed by the Atmospheric Studies Group at TRC Solutions. It is maintaine...
Desert Research Institute
The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is the nonprofit research campus of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), the organization that oversees all publicly supported higher education in the U.S...
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Stratospheric sulfur aerosols
Stratospheric sulfur aerosols are sulfur-rich particles which exist in the stratosphere region of the Earth's atmosphere. The layer of the atmosphere in which they exist is known as the Junge layer, ...
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Roughness length
Roughness length () is a parameter of some vertical wind profile equations that model the horizontal mean wind speed near the ground; in the log wind profile, it is equivalent to the height at which t...
UK Dispersion Modelling Bureau
The UK Dispersion Modelling Bureau is part of the Met Office (originally an abbreviation for Meteorological Office, but now the official name in itself) which is the UK's national weather and meteorol...
NAME (dispersion model)
The NAME atmospheric pollution dispersion model was first developed by the UK's Met Office in 1986 after the nuclear accident at Chernobyl, which demonstrated the need for a method that could predict...
Peroxynitrite
Peroxynitrite (sometimes called peroxonitrite) is an anion with the formula ONOO. It is an unstable structural isomer of nitrate, NO3. Although its conjugate acid is highly reactive, peroxynitrite i...
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Transport Chemical Aerosol Model
The Transport Chemical Aerosol Model (TCAM) is a multiphase three-dimensional eulerian gridmodel designed for modelling dispersion of pollutants (in particular photochemical and aerosol) at mesoscale...
Atmospheric Studies Group
The Atmospheric Studies Group (ASG) is a part of TRC Solutions, a subsidiary of TRC Companies, Inc. headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts. The ASG provides research and consulting services in the env...
Unified Model
The Unified Model is a Numerical Weather Prediction and climate modeling software suite originally developed by the United Kingdom Met Office, and now both used and further developed by many weather-f...
AERMOD
The AERMOD atmospheric dispersion modeling system is an integrated system that includes three modules:AERMOD also includes PRIME (Plume Rise Model Enhancements) which is an algorithm for modeling th...
RIMPUFF
RIMPUFF is a local-scale puff diffusion model developed by Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Denmark. It is an emergency response model to help emergency management organisations de...
South Coast Air Quality Management District
The South Coast Air Quality Management District, also using the acronym SCAQMD, formed in 1976, is the air pollution agency responsible for regulating stationary sources of air pollution in the South ...
DISPERSION21
DISPERSION21 (also called DISPERSION 2.1) is a local scale atmospheric pollution dispersion model developed by the air quality research unit at Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)...
National Emissions Standards Act
The Motor Vehicle Air Pollution Control Act is a 1965 amendment to the U.S. Clean Air Act of 1963. The amendment set the first federal vehicle emissions standards, beginning with the 1968 models. Thes...
Israel Meteorological Service
34°48′51.31″E / 32.0058722°N 34.8142528°E / 32.0058722; 34.8142528The Israel Meteorological Service is a unit of the Israeli Ministry of Transportation that is responsible for...