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Large Scale Validation of a Bi-Gaussian Dispersion Model in a Multiple Source Urban and Industrial Area

  • G. Cosemans
  • J. Kretzschmar
  • G. De Baere
  • J. Vandervee
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 3)

Abstract

Gent, a moderate sized city of 300.000 habitants in the north of Belgium, is situated at the southern end of the sea-channel Gent-Terneuzen. On both sides of the channel, over a length of 15 km, an industrial zone has grown with a variety of activities such as electricity generation, oil refineries, metallurgical and chemical plants. The region around the city, world-famous for its flowers and plants, counts many greenhouses whereof the heating brings considerable quantities of SO2 in the ambient air. Within the framework of the National R & D Programme Environment-Air, a detailed inventory of the emissions in this region has been made by several groups of researchersl.

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Wind Speed Wind Direction Space Heating Wind Sector Gent Region 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Cosemans
    • 1
  • J. Kretzschmar
    • 1
  • G. De Baere
    • 1
  • J. Vandervee
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Energy Research CentreMolBelgium

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