A Comparison of Different Advective Solvers in the CHIMERE Air Quality Model

  • Pedro Molina
  • Luis Gavete
  • Marta García Vivanco
  • Inmaculada Palomino
  • M. Lucía Gavete
  • Francisco Ureña
  • Juan José Benito
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6785)


Extensive research has been performed to solve the advection equation and different numerical methods have been proposed. Most of these methods, including semi-lagrangian methods, are not conservative. In this paper we compare in the CHIMERE eulerian chemistry transport model different conservative algorithms for solving the advection equation. The numerical results are compared with a set of observation sites in the area of Spain and some conclusions are obtained.


advection equation conservative scheme Chimère 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro Molina
    • 1
  • Luis Gavete
    • 1
  • Marta García Vivanco
    • 2
  • Inmaculada Palomino
    • 2
  • M. Lucía Gavete
    • 3
  • Francisco Ureña
    • 4
  • Juan José Benito
    • 5
  1. 1.Universidad Politécnica de MadridSpain
  2. 2.C.I.E.M.A.T.MadridSpain
  3. 3.Universidad Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain
  4. 4.Universidad Castilla-la ManchaCiudad RealSpain
  5. 5.U.N.E.D.MadridSpain

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