An analysis of a puff dispersion model for a coastal region
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An analysis of a puff dispersion model for a coastal region by Stephen K. Rinard

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English

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a field study conducted in a coastal region in California. A blimp (free-flying airship) released sulfur hexafluo-ride (SF6) puffs during two days (21 and 23 May ) at an altitude of about m MSL. The boundary layer height was estimated to be about m on both days, so the puff imagery gives information about turbulence. Closure Integrated Puff (HPAC/SCIPUFF) model. This paper highlights some results from these studies for improving transport and dispersion forecasts in coastal and littoral regions. 2. MVP FIELD EXPERIMENT MVP was designed to provide a coastal dispersion data archive to evaluate the performance of atmospheric plume dispersion models. The best-matching model has r = m, H = 97 m, c b = m/s, and m = and is compared to the input dispersion curves in Fig. 2(f), where dispersion curves are shown for each mode in the frequency band of the inversion scheme input. While the model succeeds in reducing the RMS travel time errors to acceptable values of , , , and Author: Oleg A Godin, Boris G Katsnelson, Tsu Wei Tan. A puff-particle dispersion model 5 Puff rise In order to model the rise of an exhaust gas warmer than the surrounding air (‘plume rise’), Briggs’ () formulas have often been used. These expressions were derived for plume models and it is difficult to make use of them within a Lagrangian framework.

between puff releases. At each time step, the model advects, diffuses and deposits the individual puffs according to local meteorological and physico-chemical parameter values. This model is used as a basis to design the present simple dispersion model to study the effects of parametric uncertainty on the solution. A. Gaussian Puff Characteristics. Steady state Gaussian plume dispersion based model, i.e. AERMOD, and Lagrangian puff dispersion based model, i.e. A2Cflow/A2Ct&d models, were accomplished by introducing the local meteorological. Analysis and interpretation of model results Graphical representation of the puff modelling approach 19 Figure Map of Auckland showing the relative public exposure to NO Figure Coastal fumigation 33 Figure Types of sources used by dispersion models 40 Figure Example of the effect of exit velocity on. models: a Gaussian model and an Eulerian model. The Gaussian dispersion model for the coastal region is dis cussed in section 2. Section 3 presents the numerical simulations using the Advanced Regional Prediction System (ARPS), a nonhydrostatic mesoscale meteo rological model originally developed by the Center for Analysis and Prediction of.

• Puff-Particle Model (PPM) is a module introduced into the CALPUFF Lagrangian puff dispersion model to provide a more detailed treatment of near-field dispersion • PPM combines the advantages of both puff and particle dispersion models • Allows the model to predict both the mean concentration as well as the concentration distribution.   Figure 13 Vertical dispersion coefficient for puff model. This data is based only on the data points shown and should not be considered reliable at other distances. 9 Table 3 Equations and data for Pasquill-Gifford Dispersion Coefficients Equations for continuous plumes Stability class V y (m) A V y = x B V y = x C V y. A numerical simulation system is developed to predict the dispersion of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) over a populated city due to accidental release. Ulsan, as one of the megacities in Korea, is chosen as an ideal testbed for the simulation, as it is located in complex terrain and hosts a national industrial complex on the outskirts of the city. The system is based on the California puff.   S/L breeze mechanism and its role for the puff dispersion (as pollutants) were studied using the modeling tool A2Cflow/A2Ct&d. The simulation study was conducted in order to identify the transport and dispersion mechanism of pollution from the point sources over the sea surface in the coastal area by the S/L breeze. H. LeeAnalysis of.