Short Course on Introduction to Air Pollution Modeling (Zannetti 2022)

Lecture Set

Dr. Paolo Zannetti presented a 3-day virtual short course on Introduction to Air Pollution Modeling through the Wessex Institute of Technology on November 29 - December 1, 2022. Below are the summary of topics for each day, along with the recorded lecture videos.

Day 1
  • Introduction
  • Chemical Releases
  • Atmospheric Processes
  • Air Pollution Meteorology
  • Criteria Pollutants
  • Hazardous/Toxic Pollutants
  • Natural and Anthropogenic Emissions of Pollutants and Estimates of Emission Rates
  • Industrial Activities
  • Basic Concepts of Computer Modeling
Day 2
  • Dispersion Modeling
  • Emission Estimates
  • The Gaussian Plume Model
  • The Gaussian Distribution
  • Plume Rise
  • Gaussian Puff Models
  • SCREEN VIEW tests
  • Grid Models
  • Photochemical Models
  • Deposition Modeling
  • Particle Modeling
  • Modeling of Adverse Effects
Day 3
  • Special model applications (Regulatory, Litigation, Real-Time Forecast)
  • Modelling of Adverse Effects
  • Case Studies

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