Heavy Gas Dispersion Modelling

  • E. Alp
  • S. Alp
  • P. M. Brown
  • R. V. Portelli
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 10)

Abstract

This paper presents the development of a heavy gas dispersion model and its evaluation against field data from liquefied natural gas (LNG) spills. The work has been carried out for Environment Canada, Atmospheric Environment Service (AES). The objective of the project was to develop a computer program for estimating hazard zones associated with the dispersion of heavy gases in the atmosphere for risk assessment and contingency planning purposes.

Keywords

Hazard Zone Model Selection Criterion Liquid Pool Methyl Isocyanate Spill Scenario 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Alp
    • 1
  • S. Alp
    • 1
  • P. M. Brown
    • 1
  • R. V. Portelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Concord Scientific CorporationDownsviewCanada

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