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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Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
The Met Office Hadley Centre for Climate Change — named in honour of George Hadley — is one of the United Kingdom's leading centres for the study of scientific issues associated with climate change. ...
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MEMO Model
The MEMO Model (version 6.2) is a Eulerian non-hydrostatic prognostic mesoscale model for wind flow simulation. It was developed by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in collaboration with the U...
ISC3
ISC3 (Industrial Source Complex) model is a popular steady-state Gaussian plume model which can be used to assess pollutant concentrations from a wide variety of sources associated with an industrial ...
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...
American Meteorological Society
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is a scientific society that promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sci...
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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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Emission intensity
An emission intensity is the average emission rate of a given pollutant from a given source relative to the intensity of a specific activity; for example grams of carbon dioxide released per megajoule...
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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Czech Hydrometeorological Institute
The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) (Czech: Český hydrometeorologický ústav (ČHMÚ)) is within the Environmental Ministry of the Czech Republic. The head office and centralized workplace...
Major stationary source
A major stationary source is a source that emits more than a certain amount of a pollutant as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The amount of pollutants allowed for certain ne...
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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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...
Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand
The Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization formed in the 1960s to bring together people with an interest in clean air and the study of a...
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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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...
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...
PP-format
The PP-format (Post Processing Format) is a proprietary file format for meteorological data developed by the Met Office, the United Kingdom's national weather service.Simulations of the weather are pe...
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...
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 ...