Uncertainties in Regional Oxidant Modelling - Experience with a Comprehensive Regional Model

  • Wanmin Gong
  • Sylvain Ménard
  • Xiude Lin
Part of the NATO • Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 22)

Abstract

In recent years comprehensive models have been used as an increasingly important tool for the understanding of “source-receptor” relationships of various atmospheric pollutants and for developing and testing emission control strategies. However one must realize that each process included in a comprehensive model can potentially introduce uncertainties in model results. Model uncertainties can arise from the formulation and numerical representation of these processes as well as from uncertainties in the required input parameters. The understanding of these model uncertainties is important in the process of model development, model evaluation and model application.

Keywords

Cloud Fraction Aerodynamic Resistance Photolysis Rate Require Input Parameter Cloud Module 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wanmin Gong
    • 1
  • Sylvain Ménard
    • 2
  • Xiude Lin
    • 3
  1. 1.Atmospheric Environment ServiceDownsviewCanada
  2. 2.Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile PerrotCanada
  3. 3.Ontario HydroTorontoCanada

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