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An investigation of atmospheric dispersion over complex terrain was carried out at the Brasimone Energy Research Centre where an experimental nuclear reactor is under construction. This is located in the Tuscan-Emilian Appennine range approximately 50 km south of Bologna. The measuring campaigns, based on survey of wind and temperature parameters, tracer { SF(6) } experiments and tracking of tetroons by radar, were performed with the purpose of assessing the atmospheric dispersion of pollutants under nocturnal drainage flow conditions. The three-dimensional MATHEW/ADPIC model was evaluated with the Brasimone data set and the results obtained were satisfactory.

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Authors: CAGNETTI P, PAS, Protezione Ambiente e Salute dell'Uomo, Div. Scienze Ambientali - CRE, Casaccia (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 11828 EN (1988)
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Record Number: 198910084 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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