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On the Comparison of Nesting of Lagrangian Air-Pollution Model Smog to Numerical Weather Prediction Model ETA and Eulerian CTM CAMX to NWP Model MM5: Ozone Episode Simulation

  • Tomas Halenka
  • Krystof Eben
  • Josef Brechler
  • Jan Bednar
  • Pavel Jurus
  • Michal Belda
  • Emil Pelikan
Conference paper

The spatial distribution of air pollution on the local scale of parts of the territory in Czech Republic is simulated by means of Charles University Lagrangian puff model SMOG nested in NWP model ETA. The results are used for the assessment of the concentration fields of ozone, nitrogen oxides and other ozone precursors. A current improved version of the model based on Bednar et al. (2001) covers up to 18 groups of basic compounds and it is based on trajectory computation and puff interaction both by means of Gaussian diffusion, mixing and chemical reactions of basic species. Results of summer photochemical smog episode simulations are compared to results obtained by another couple adopted in the framework of the national project as a basis for further development of data assimilation techniques, Eulerian CTM CAMx nested in NWP model MM5. There are measured data from field campaigns for some episodes as well as air-quality monitoring station data available for comparison of model results with reality.

Keywords

Czech Republic Nitrogen Oxide Tropospheric Ozone Field Campaign National Project 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomas Halenka
    • 1
  • Krystof Eben
    • 2
  • Josef Brechler
    • 1
  • Jan Bednar
    • 1
  • Pavel Jurus
    • 2
  • Michal Belda
    • 1
  • Emil Pelikan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Meteorology & Environment Protection, Faculty of Math & PhysicsCharles University in PraguePrague 8Czech Republic
  2. 2.Institute of Computer ScienceAcademy of ScienceCzech Republic

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