Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XVI


This volume covers the latest scientific developments in the real world applications of pollution modeling. Topics covered include: the role of atmospheric models in air pollution policy and abatement strategies; integrated regional modelling; global and long-range transport; aerosols as atmospheric contaminants; model assessment and verification; and application of new concepts in different regions of the world.

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This volume covers the latest scientific developments in the real world applications of pollution modeling. Topics covered include: the role of atmospheric models in air pollution policy and abatement strategies; integrated regional modelling; global and long-range transport; aerosols as atmospheric contaminants; model assessment and verification; and application of new concepts in different regions of the world.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780306484643
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 540
  • Product dimensions: 6.86 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 1.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Carlos Borrego is Professor of Environmental Engineering and Air Pollution Modeling at the University of Aveiro (Portugal). Former Minister of Environment (Portuguese Government) and President of the European Union delegation to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio 1992). Chairman of the International Technical Meetings of NATO/CCMS.

Selahattin Incecik is Professor in Meteorology, Air Pollution Meteorology and Air Pollution Modeling. Former Head of Department of Meteorology, ITU. Representative of Turkey in NATO ITM of Air Pollution Modelling. Representative of University in National Atmospheric Research Council. Lead author of IPCC/TEAP Safeguarding the Ozone Layer and Global Climate System, 2005 (in preparation).

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Table of Contents

Statistical approach to deterministic modelling of air pollution and its applications in Russia 3
Risk assessment of airborne sulphur species in Poland 19
Application of models-3/CMAQ in air pollution policy strategies during high particulate episodes over eastern North America 31
Modelling of particulate air pollution in northern Italy 47
Measurements and modeling of regional air quality in three southeast United States national parks 57
Modeling of air pollution and development of air quality management plan for Iskenderun region in Turkey 67
Long-range transport of large particles in case of a nuclear accident or explosion 77
Chemical mechanisms in two photochemical modelling systems : a comparison procedure 87
Wintertime and summertime evaluation of the regional PM air quality model AURAMS
Apportionment of pollutants in an urban airshed : Calgary, Canada, a case study 107
Air pollution dispersion modelling in surrounding of industrial zone of city of Pancevo 127
Modeling the impact of global climate and regional land use change on regional climate and air quality over the northeastern United States
Simulation of meteorological conditions and surface ozone concentrations with MM5 and CAMx in Istanbul 145
AURAMS runs during the pacific2001 time period-a model/measurement comparison
Estimates of future PM[subscript 25] levels in southeastern United States 163
Evaluating seasonal model simulations of ozone in northern Italy 171
Air quality operational process analysis by using MM5-CMAQ over the Iberian Peninsula : a web based application 179
Local and urban effects of air pollution in southern Germany 189
Citydelta : a European modelling intercomparison to predict air-quality in 2010 205
A nested hemispheric model for simulations of atmospheric CO[subscript 2] 215
The role of cumulus parameterisation in global and regional sulphur transport 225
Long-range transport of a severe Asian dust storm (yellow sand) observed in Korea during 21-23 March in 2002 235
Studying pollution levels in Bulgaria by using a fine resolution dispersion model 245
Modelling of atmospheric mercury transport, chemistry and deposition : recent achievements and current problems 255
Some preliminary results concerning the Hg budget estimates for the state of New York 271
Contribution of desert dust transport to air quality degradation of urban environments recent model developments 279
Once more on the advection schemes : description on trap-schemes 291
Modeling of diffuse solar radiation in the city of Sao Paulo using neural-network technique 307
Scaling analysis of ozone precursor relationships 321
Some aspects of turbulence and dispersion in low wind speed conditions 331
Coupling an aerosol module to a deterministic long term ozone exposure model 339
GLOREAM-global and regional atmospheric modelling 353
The combined effect of mechanical and thermal forcing on the dispersion of a plume : fine-scale modeling and parameterization 363
Data assimilation for CTM based on optimum interpolation and Kalman filter 373
Mass-conservation issues in modelling regional aerosols 383
Kalman filter analysis of boundary layer ozone in Europe with a chemistry transport model 395
An eddy diffusivity derivation for the non-isotropic convective decaying turbulence in the residual layer 407
Forward and inverse simulations with Finnish emergency model SILAM 417
The chemistry-transport modeling system LM-MUSCAT : description and citydelta applications 427
Simulation at neighborhood scale with CMAQ 441
Regional circulations within the Iberian Peninsula east coast 453
The evaluation of regional-scale air quality models as part of NOAA's air quality forecasting pilot program 463
Roof level urban tracer experiment : measurement and modelling 471
Comparison of the space-time signatures of air quality data from different monitoring networks 481
Dry deposition of coarse solid particles in patchy sub-boreal landscape 491
Thermodynamical and airflow conditions within the lower troposphere during the tropopause fold event leading to the elevated surface ozone concentrations 501
Evaluation of AURORA simulated benzene concentrations for the urban area of Antwerp 511
Modeling of odorous emissions : case study for the city of Izmir-Turkey 521
Data from an urban street monitoring station and its application in model validation 529
Sensitivity of air trajectories in sea breeze environment to turbulence and surface formulations 539
Short-term prediction of NOx levels in Istanbul using artificial neural network approach 549
Prediction of sulfur dioxide daily levels in city of Zonguldak using adaptive neuro-fuzzy based method 559
Transition metal ions in cloud chemistry 569
Modelling plume rise and dispersion of power plant flue gases discharged through cooling towers 583
Bulgarian emergency response system : structure, description, performance 587
Air quality impacts of industrial plants (TEAP) 589
Numerical simulation of photochemical episodes in alpine valleys 591
Air flows and pollution transport in the Sofia Valley under some typical background conditions 593
An application of Schwarz-Christoffel transformation to grid generation in 2-D atmospheric flow modeling 595
A modeling study to estimate the sources of atmospheric nitrogen deposition in the Lake Tahoe basin 599
Urban effects on air pollutant dispersion in very complex terrain : the Athens case 601
Nesting the EMEP regional model 603
Modelling the UK NH[subscript x], S, NO[subscript x] budgets for 2010 with an atmospheric transport model 607
Atmospheric wet deposition of soluble macro-nutrients in the Cilician basin 609
New version of the model for long range transport of pollutant substances in the atmosphere of IGCE and HMC of Russia 611
Investigation of the variability of SO[subscript 2] and PM in the large cities of Turkey 613
A methodology for environmental urban planning in Bursa (Turkey) 615
Modelling aerosol evolution in an industrial plume-I model development 617
Development and validation of a predictive model to assess the impact of coastal operations on urban scale air quality 619
Variations of first guess and assimilation data in MM5 simulations for air quality modeling in Switzerland 621
Parameterization of PBL using surface data for application in dispersion modelling 623
Dispersion of pollutants from an elevated source in the residual layer : the influence of the convective decaying turbulence in the ground-level concentration 625
Applications of RAMS and AERMOD models to evaluate pollutant dispersion in a coastal valley 627
Modelling activity in the framework of the national project "transformation of air-pollution, modelling its transport and dispersion" 629
A method of estimating uncertainty in simulated transport and dispersion of pollutants in complex terrain 633
Evaluation of the adaptive grid air pollution model 635
Statistical modeling of winter air-pollution study in urban area of Sivas, Turkey 637
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