Changes in Meteorological and Atmospheric Transport and Deposition Patterns due to Influence of Metropolitan Areas

Authors: Mahura A., Baklanov A., Hoe S., Sørensen J.H., Petersen C.

Year: 2009

Issue: 04

Pages: 187-194


The spatial and temporal variability of the meteorological (for temperature and wind), concentration and deposition fields resulted from hypothetical accidental releases occurred in the metropolitan area is evaluated on an example of the urban area of Copenhagen, Denmark. Dependence of these fields on the temporal variability of meteorological variables in the lower surface layer was estimated as a function of modified parameters.

Tags: anthropogenic heat flux; hypothetical accidental release of radioactivity; roughness; urban fabric; urbanization of numerical weather prediction model


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