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Mathematical modelling of air pollution in the athens basin

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dc.contributor.author Panagopoulos, J en
dc.contributor.author Markatos, NC en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:48:02Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:48:02Z
dc.date.issued 1991 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/33506
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dc.subject.other Coastal Zones en
dc.subject.other Environmental Engineering - Mathematical Models en
dc.subject.other Flow of Fluids - Turbulent en
dc.subject.other Sulfur Dioxide en
dc.subject.other Coastal Atmospheres en
dc.subject.other Navier-Stokes Equations en
dc.subject.other Pollutant Transport en
dc.subject.other Turbulence Modeling en
dc.subject.other Air Pollution en
dc.title Mathematical modelling of air pollution in the athens basin en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.publicationDate 1991 en
heal.abstract This paper presents research work concerning the mathematical modelling of air pollution in the Athens basin. A mathematical model based on aerodynamics and conservation equations together with turbulence modelling in body-fitted coordinates is used to provide the necessary input information to a similar but more detailed (i.e smaller scale) model around Athens. Both models consist of solving the full Navier-Stokes equations and take into account the precise topography of the region. Different roughness heights are used for sea, coastal regions and land. The smaller scale model makes use of a two-equation turbulence model (κ-ε) and the large scale model assumes constant turbulence viscosity. The pollutant sources used in these models are based on actual emissions in the Athens area and are distributed in space. The results of this work appear promising and demonstrate the capability of the model as a tool for providing flow fields and pollution levels in complicated domains. en
heal.publisher Publ by Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva Aeroport 15, Switzerland en
heal.journalName International Conference on Environmental Pollution en
dc.identifier.spage 281 en
dc.identifier.epage 290 en


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