Initialization of the Euler Model ‘Modis’ with Field Data from the ‘Epri Plume Model Validation Project’

  • G. Petersen
  • D. Eppel
  • M. Lautenschlager
  • A. Müller
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 10)


In recent years numerical modelling of pollutant dispersion has resulted in several computer codes for many applications on various time and space scales. The program deck MODIS (“MOment Distribution”) is designed to be used as operational tool for modelling the dispersion of a point source under general atmospheric conditions. The concentration distribution is determined by calculating its cross-wind moments on a vertical numerical grid oriented in the main wind direction.


Wind Shear Inversion Layer Root Mean Square Velocity Pollutant Dispersion Horizontal Grid Spacing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Petersen
    • 1
  • D. Eppel
    • 1
  • M. Lautenschlager
    • 1
  • A. Müller
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für PhysikGKSS-Forschungszentrum GeesthachtGeesthachtGermany

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