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Title Mesoscale modelling for meteorological and air pollution applications / edited by Ranjeet S. Sokhi, Alexander Baklanov and K. Heinke Schl├╝nzen
Published [Place of publication not identified] : ANTHEM Press, 2018
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Contents Intro; Endorsement; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Chapter One INTRODUCTION; 1.1 Advent of Mesoscale Models for Air Pollution Applications; 1.2 Growth of Air Pollution Mesoscale Models; 1.3 Requirements for Air Pollution Applications; 1.4 Evaluation of Model Performance; 1.5 Policy Relevance of Mesoscale Models; 1.6 Scope of the Book; Chapter Two BASIC CONCEPTS OF MESOSCALE MODELLING FOR AIR POLLUTION APPLICATIONS; 2.1 Introduction
2.2 Main Components of an Air Pollution Modelling System2.3 Dynamical and Physical Processes in the Model; 2.3.1 Parameterization of Meteorological Processes; (i) Advection-Diffusion; (ii) Convection; (iii) Cloud Microphysics; (iv) Radiation Schemes; (v) Planetary Boundary Layer; (vi) Vertical Structure and Turbulence Processes; (vii) Turbulent Flux at the Surface; 2.3.2 Chemistry-Transport Processes; (i) Treatment of Atmospheric Chemistry in Mesoscale Models; (ii) Transport and Diffusion Algorithms; (iii) Aerosols and Clouds; (iv) Deposition
2.4 Operational Aspects of Mesoscale Air Pollution Modelling Systems2.4.1 Model Configuration; 2.4.2 Grid Size and Nesting; 2.4.3 Data Assimilation Methods; 2.4.4 Preprocessing of Input Data; 2.5 Visualization of Atmospheric Data; 2.6 Examples of Mesoscale Modelling Applications to Air Pollution; 2.7 Summary; Chapter Three REPRESENTATION OF SURFACE PROCESSES IN MESOSCALE MODELS; 3.1 Parameterizations over Flat and Homogeneous Terrain; 3.2 Parameterizations over Water; 3.2.1 Waves; 3.2.2 Stability Functions over Sea; (i) Convective Conditions; (ii) Stable Conditions; 3.2.3 Roughness Length
3.2.4 Roughness Length for Heat and Humidity3.2.5 Additional Processes; (i) Skin Temperature; (ii) Sea Spray; 3.3 Parameterization of Urban Areas; 3.3.1 Momentum and Turbulence Production/Destruction; 3.3.2 Radiation; 3.3.3 Heat Storage; 3.3.4 Anthropogenic Heat Flux; 3.3.5 Sensible and Latent Heat Flux; 3.4 Forest Parameterization; 3.4.1 Momentum Flux; 3.4.2 Sensible and Latent Heat Fluxes; 3.4.3 Radiative Fluxes; 3.5 Subgrid-Scale Parameterization and Averaging; 3.5.1 Model Resolution; 3.5.2 Reynolds Number Similarity; 3.5.3 Example on Water-Phase Change
3.6 Summary and Model Evaluation ChallengesChapter Four REPRESENTATION OF BOUNDARY-LAYER, RADIATION, CLOUD AND AEROSOL PROCESSES IN MESOSCALE MODELS; 4.1 Boundary-Layer Parameterizations; 4.1.1 Boundary-Layer over Homogeneous Terrain; 4.1.2 Boundary-Layer in Coastal Areas; (i) Performance of PBL Parameterizations in Coastal Areas; (ii) Urban Effects in Coastal Areas; 4.2 Radiation Parameterizations; 4.2.1 Offline and Noninteractive Online Air Quality Models; 4.2.2 Online Interactive Models; 4.3 Parameterization of Convection and Clouds; 4.3.1 Unresolved Precipitating Convection
Summary 'Mesoscale Modelling for Meteorological and Air Pollution Applications' combines fundamental and practical aspects of mesoscale air pollution and meteorological modelling, including applications and evaluation approaches
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Subject Air -- Pollution -- Mathematical models.
Mesometeorology -- Mathematical models.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1783088273 (electronic bk.)
1783088281 (electronic bk.)
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