The Application of an Integrated Meteorological Air Quality Modelling System to a Photochemical Smog Event in Perth, Australia

  • Martin Cope
  • Dale Hess
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In this paper we present the outcomes of a meteorological and a photochemical smog simulation for the city of Perth, Australia. These simulations are designed to represent the conditions observed during the Perth Photochemical Smog Study (PPSS; PPSS 1996). Conducted during the summer of 1994, the study yielded an extensive data base suitable for the validation of both meteorological and photochemical models.


Numerical Weather Prediction Photochemical Smog Environment Protection Authority Four Dimensional Data Assimilation Surface Temperature Prediction 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Cope
    • 1
  • Dale Hess
    • 2
  1. 1.CSIRO Division of Atmospheric ResearchAspendaleAustralia
  2. 2.Bureau of Meteorology Research CentreMelbourneAustralia

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