WIT Press


Data Collection For Mesoscale Model Validation: A Field Campaign

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EURO990942

Volume

36

Pages

5

Published

1999

Size

550 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

C. Borrego, N. Barros, M. Lopes, M. Conceigao M.J. Valinhas, O. Tchepel, M. Coutinho and S. Lemos

Abstract

Data Collection for Mesoscale Model Validation: A Field Campaign A contribution to subproject SATURN C Borrego*, N. Barros\ M. Lopes\ M Conceigao M.J. Valinhas*, O Tchepel\ M. Coutinho^ and S. Lemos^ * Dept of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, 3810Aveiro, Portugal * Institute of Environment and Development, Campus Universitario, 3810 Aveiro, Portugal Introduction The Great Lisbon Area (GLA). because of its industrial and urban importance, is an example of a region with high emission levels and photochemical air pollution problems. On the other hand, it is located on a coastal zone with a complex coastline associated with significant terrain features and sea/land breezes circulation, which result in a complex airflow circulation. Therefore, the knowledge and characterisation of mesoscale air flow patterns as well as its effect on the dispersion of atmospheric pollutants

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