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Dispersion Modelling Studies in Some Major Urban Areas of the UK

  • M. L. Williams
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 3)

Summary

This paper presents an overview of some recent dispersion modelling work carried out at Warren Spring Laboratory (WSL), Department of Industry, and describes the more important features and results rather than giving a detailed description of each of the applications. The use of long and short period Gaussian plume models to London and Glasgow is discussed and the results are compared with measurements carried out in these areas. The use of acoustic sounder (SODAR) data to provide input data of particular use in dispersion modelling calculations of hourly average concentrations is also described.

Keywords

Wind Speed Emission Inventory Downwind Distance Ground Level Concentration Acoustic Sounder 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. Williams
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  1. 1.Warren Spring LaboratoryStevenageUK

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