Study of Aerosol Particle Scavenging by Rain, Experiments and Modelling

  • Arnaud Quérel
  • Pascal Lemaitre
  • Marie Monier
  • Emmanuel Porcheron
  • Andrea Flossmann
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

The understanding and the anticipation of the environmental fallout in case of severe nuclear accidents with radioactive releases is crucial for the environment. In this study we aim to improve our knowledge on the aerosol particles scavenging, in particular the washout by raindrops with a diameter larger than 1 mm.

Keywords

Aerosol Particle Rain Event Collection Efficiency Drop Size Aerosol Mass 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnaud Quérel
    • 1
  • Pascal Lemaitre
    • 1
  • Marie Monier
    • 2
  • Emmanuel Porcheron
    • 1
  • Andrea Flossmann
    • 2
  1. 1.IRSNGif-sur-YvetteFrance
  2. 2.LaMP, Université Blaise Pascal – CNRS – OPGCCedexFrance

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