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Advances in Dense Gas Dispersion Modeling of Accidental Releases over Rough Surfaces during Stable Conditions

  • G. Briggs
  • R. E. Britter
  • S. R. Hanna
  • J. Havens
  • S. B. King
  • A. G. Robins
  • W. H. Snyder
  • K. W. Steinberg
Part of the NATO • Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 22)

Abstract

A major, cooperative research project will be completed in 1997 from which an improved understanding will be gained about the dispersion of accidental, dense gas releases at industrial sites (i. e., high surface roughness) during low-wind stable meteorological conditions. The plans for this project were presented by Hanna and Steinberg (1995). Most previous research was limited to releases over smooth surfaces in nearly-neutral conditions (Hanna et al., 1993).

Keywords

Wind Tunnel Richardson Number Roughness Element Stable Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Experiment 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Briggs
    • 1
  • R. E. Britter
    • 2
  • S. R. Hanna
    • 3
  • J. Havens
    • 4
  • S. B. King
    • 5
  • A. G. Robins
    • 6
  • W. H. Snyder
    • 7
  • K. W. Steinberg
    • 8
  1. 1.U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyResearch Triangle ParkUSA
  2. 2.University of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.EARTH TECHConcordUSA
  4. 4.University of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA
  5. 5.Western Research InstituteLaramieUSA
  6. 6.University of SurreyGuildfordUK
  7. 7.U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyResearch Triangle ParkUSA
  8. 8.Exxon Research and Engineering CompanyFlorham ParkUSA

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