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The requirements to an urban air pollution dispersion model to be applied in a management system are very severe. The spatial resolution applied by the model has to be high, so the pollution in the single streets can be estimated. This implies a maximum resolution in the order of 5 meters. Thus, for a larger town (1 million inhabitant or more), the number of calculational cells becomes several millions. However, due to the large number of scenarios to be handled in a management system, the CPU time required for a single calculation has to be rather limited (at least less than real time).

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Authors: HAASTRUP P, ISIS, Ispra (IT);WUERTZ J, ISIS, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 2nd International Conference on Urban Air Quality
Availability: Available from DG XIII as Paper EN 42079 ORA
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