Development and Verification of a Modelling System for Predicting Urban NO2 Concentrations

  • Ari Karppinen
  • Jaakko Kukkonen
  • Mervi Konttinen
  • Jari Härkönen
  • Esko Valkonen
  • Tarja Koskentalo
  • Timo Elolähde
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Abstract

This paper describes the development of a modelling system for predicting the emissions, dispersion and chemical transformation of nitrogen oxides in an urban area. The system takes into account of all source categories, including stationary point and area sources, and vehicular sources. We also present a statistical comparison of predicted results and measured concentrations.

Keywords

Monitoring Station Emission Factor Source Category Ground Level Concentration Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ari Karppinen
    • 1
  • Jaakko Kukkonen
    • 1
  • Mervi Konttinen
    • 1
  • Jari Härkönen
    • 1
  • Esko Valkonen
    • 1
  • Tarja Koskentalo
    • 2
  • Timo Elolähde
    • 2
  1. 1.Finnish Meteorological InstituteAir Quality ResearchHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Helsinki Metropolitan Area CouncilHelsinkiFinland

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