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Environmental Meteorology : Proceedings of an International Symposium held in Wurzburg, F.R.G., 29 September - 1 October 1987 - K. Grefan

Environmental Meteorology

Proceedings of an International Symposium held in Wurzburg, F.R.G., 29 September - 1 October 1987

By: K. Grefan (Editor), J. Lobel (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st May 1988
ISBN: 9789027726971
Number Of Pages: 662

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The VDI Commission on Air Pollution Prevention - in cooperation with the German Meteorological Society - presents in this book the proceedings of the first International Symposium on "Environmental Meteorology", held in Wurzburg (West Germany) from 29 September to 1 October 1987. The primary goal was to get together scientists, experts of the meteorological services, specialists of environmental boards, and consulting engineers of the European countries. An equally important objective was to provide a bench mark document in the resulting proceedings publication. The 1987 symposium shall start a series of symposia on all fields of environmental meteorology to be held once in three or four years in one of the European countries. We are full of hope to come to an intense cooperation with the national meteorological and environmental societies in the countries with this concern. We like to express our sincere appreciation to the authors for their efforts and attention to the quality shown herein. The credit must be extended to the session Chairmen and to the advisory committee for the selection of the papers. We think the book contributes substantially to a better understanding of meteorology being the link between emission and deposition of atmospheric pollutants.

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`The work will be a useful tool for researchers and administrators involved in meteorology, environmental planning, and engineering.' Water Resources Bulletin.

Session 1: Measurement of Meteorological Parameters and Atmospheric Pollutants.- Review Paper Adequate Meteorological Measurements as a Prerequisite for the Assessment of Air Pollution.- Optical Parameters, Soot Content, and Absorption Rates of Urban Particles.- Optical and Physico-Chemical Properties of Tropospheric Aerosols in the Lee of the City of Karlsruhe.- Dispersion of Car Emissions in the Vicinity of a Highway.- Pollution Levels Near a Motorway in a Cutting.- Volatilization of Halocarbons from a Sanitary Landfill Site.- Measurements of the Contribution of a Coal-Fired Power Plant to the Overall Ground Level Concentration of Air Pollutants by Using the SF6-Tracer Technique.- Evaluation of a Model Performance with Data from a Large Power Plant.- Behaviour of Air Pollutants Under Inversion Weather Conditions.- Air Pollutant Concentrations and Meteorology in Typical Pre-Alpine Landscapes.- Session 2: Dry and Wet Deposition, and Physicochemical Transformation.- Review Paper The Deposition of Trace Substances from the Atmosphere.- A Numerical Method for Determining the Dry Deposition of Atmospheric Trace Constituents.- The Importance of Heterogeneous Reactions for the Sulfate Formation in Plumes.- Comparison of Various Precipitation Gauges and Sensors for the Determination of Wet Deposition.- Experimental Investigations on the Deposition of Trace Elements in Forest Areas.- Emission and Transport of Fugitive Dust from Sludge Deposits.- Estimation of Wet Deposition via Fog.- Deviation Range of Annual Dry and Wet Deposition Rates.- Session 3: Accidental Releases.- Wind Tunnel Modeling of Accidentally-Released Gases Heavier than Air.- Tracer Experiments to Estimate Diffusive Leakages and to Verify Dispersion Models.- SMART - An Advanced Emergency Response Tool.- The Sandoz Accident - Numerical Simulations of the Transport and the Dispersion of the Airborne Releases.- Wind Tunnel Simulation of Accidental Releases in Chemical Plants.- Session 4: Urban Climate, Atmospheric Pollution and Planning.- Review Paper Spatial and Temporal Structures of the Urban Climate - A Survey.- Energetic Feedback between Urban Climate and Diffusion of Atmospheric Pollutants.- Numerical Modelling of the Urban Climate.- Green in Urban Climate.- Analysis of an Orographically Influenced Wind System.- Synthetic Wind Climatology Evaluated by the Non-Hydrostatic Numerical Mesoscale Model KAMM.- Airborne Measurements to Investigate the Transport and the Chemistry of Polluted Air Leeside of the City of Munich.- The Determination of Mixing Heights by SODAR in an Urban Environment.- SO2 Calculations in Several Danish Cities.- Urban Redevelopment under Consideration of Climatological Aspects.- Session 5: Air Pollution Modelling.- Field Evaluation of a Fluctuating Plume Model for Odours with Sniffing Teams.- The Influence of a Building on the Dispersion of Emissions from Low Chimneys.- Modelling Dispersion of Air Pollutants Emitted by Power Stations Using Fluctuations of Wind Direction.- Performance Evaluation of Air Pollution Impact Assessment Models: Fifteen Years of Practical Experience.- Numerical Case Studies of Air Pollution in and around Urban Agglomeration Areas during Inversion Situations.- Modelling of the SO2 Dispersion over Baden-Wurttemberg.- Modeling of the Wind Field and the Dispersion of Reactive Pollutants.- Flow Modelling in Complex Terrain for Atmospheric Applications.- Application of Long-Range Transport Models in the Framework of Control Strategies: Example of Photochemical Air Pollution.- Using Emission Inventories to Simulate the Air Pollution in Berlin (West).- Fate Simulation of Organic Substances in the Atmospheric Mixing Layer.- Dispersion Modeling Using Personal Computers.

ISBN: 9789027726971
ISBN-10: 9027726973
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 662
Published: 31st May 1988
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.04