A Mesoscale Air Pollution Transport Model : Outline and Preliminary Results

  • H. van Dop
  • B. J. de Haan
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 3)


An air pollution transport model is developed. It will be applied in an area which covers the Netherlands and (parts of) the surrounding countries (500 × 500 km2). Transport is described by
$$\partial c/\partial t + u\partial c/\partial x + v\partial c/\partial y = \partial /\partial z(K\partial c/\partial z) + S.$$


Friction Velocity Deposition Velocity Eddy Diffusivity Wind Profile Geostrophic Wind 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. van Dop
    • 1
  • B. J. de Haan
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Netherlands Meteorological InstituteDe BiltThe Netherlands

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