Introduction to Environmental Modelling

  • Moses Eterigho EmetereEmail author
Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 54)


This chapter introduces the general definition and concept of environmental model. It describes adequately the different aspects of environmental model as it appears in different fields of academic and professional endeavours. It illustrates conceptual shortcoming of the subject-matter. Also, the dynamism of the environmental was considered with a specific example on atmospheric aerosol model (AAM). AAM is regarded as one of the most complex environmental model whose formulation, dispersion, transport and properties are exceptionally dynamic. Various examples on the AAM was considered for illustration.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCovenant UniversityOtaNigeria
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering ScienceUniversity of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa

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