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Papers presented at the
5th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes

Below is a list of papers and posters presented during the 5th International Conference on "Harmonisation..." at Rodos; Greece in May 1998.
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The volume of proceedings is available as a special issue of the International Journal of Environment and Pollution (Volume 14, Nos. 1-6, 2000).

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Opening address

Session 1: Regulatory Models, Harmonization, Evaluation

Session 2: Model Evaluation and Harmonization

Session 3: Model Validation and Intercomparisons

Session 4: Decision Support Systems

Session 5: Urban Air Quality Modelling

Session 6: Regulatory Modeling: Countries Experience

Session 7: Urban Canopy and Roadside Modelling

Session 8: Meteorological Preprocessing

Session 9: Air Quality Management

Opening address

Atmospheric research within the 5th framework program
G. Angeletti, European Commission

Session 1: Regulatory Models, Harmonization, Evaluation

Perceptions and future prospects of regulatory models for sustainable European urban air-quality
A.Skouloudis, JRC-Italy

The harmonisation of gas dispersion modelling for industrial applications - a few thoughts for the future

M. Tasker, UK

Creating harmony from dissonance in model development – a business approach
R. Schulze, USA

The air quality model documentation system of the European Environment Agency
N. Moussiopoulos, F. de Leeuw, K. Karatzas A. Bassoukos, Greece

Report on COST action 615 "Database, monitoring and modelling of urban air pollution"
M. Schatzmann, Germany

Session 2: Model Evaluation and Harmonization

Statistical evaluation of atmospheric dispersion models
J. Irwin, USA

SMEDIS: Scientific model evaluation of dense gas dispersion models
N.C. Daish, R. Britter, P.F. Linden, S.F. Jagger, B. Carissimo, UK

Evaluating modelling uncertainty in CFD predictions of building affected dispersion
A. Robins, A. Albergel, J. Bartzis, I. Cowan, R. Hall, UK

Model validation kit - status and outlook
H.R. Olesen, Denmark

The use of an operational model evaluation system for model intercomparison
K. Foster, G. Sugiyama, J.S. Nasstrom, J.M. Leone,
S.T. Chan, B.M. Bowen, USA

A method of evaluating atmospheric models by using tracer measurements
D. Koracin, V. Isakov and J. Frye, USA

Evaluations of Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models from the point of view of inputs required by atmospheric dispersion models
S. Hanna, R. Yang, X. Yin, USA

Evaluation of statistical models in atmospheric dispersion modelling
P. Chatwin, and N. Mole, U.K

"Urban Simulations" of the Lillestrom and Indianapolis data sets
M.W. Rotach, Switzerland

Contrasting methods for validating ADMS using the Indianapolis dataset
D.J. Carruthers, S. Dyster, C.A. McHugh, UK

Session 3: Model Validation and Intercomparisons

The 1998 IFDM evaluation with the Kincaid dataset
G. Cosemans, J. Kretzschmar, Belgium

Extension of the OML dispersion model to urban and near-source applications
P. de Haan, M. Rotach, M. Werfeli, Switzerland

Validation of DIPCOT-II model based on Kincaid experiment
E. Davakis, J.G. Bartzis, S.G. Nychas, Greece

A model evaluation exercise for non-buoyant releases from continuous point sources
A.G. Ulke, Argentina

Neural network model comparison with other models on three datasets
V. Pocajt, R. Cvijovic, Yugoslavia

Tests of the new Czech transport model TRAP using common datasets
J. Macoun, Czech Republic

The "MAESTRO" system 1.0" a new modelling system for impact studies over complex terrain
A. Dutrieux, Belgium

Validation of models AEROFOUR and AEROPOL using model validation kit at Mol
M. Kaasik, Estonia

A model for the puff dispersion into the planetary boundary layer
U. Rizza, C. Mangia, G. Degrazia, T. Tirabassi, Italy

Dispersion modelling intercomparison exercise
E. Davakis, P. Deligiannis, J.A. Souto, Greece

Dispersion from elevated sources above obstacle arrays-modelling requirements
A. Robins, P. Hayden, I. Teasdale, UK

Results of an extensive evaluation of the kinematic simulation particle model using tracer and wind tunnel experiments
R. Yamartino, D. Strimaitis and A. Graff, USA

Testing of an adaptive puff model for regulatory purposes around As Pontes Power Plant
J.A. Souto, M. de Castro, J.J. Casares, M.J. Souto, V. Perez-Munuzuri, J.L. Bermudez, Spain

A model for concentration fluctuation moments
N. Mole, UK

A regional atmospheric dispersion modelling system for complex terrain in China
W. Tijian, W. Xiaoqin, X. Liren, L. Zongkai, China

Numerical simulation of atmospheric diffusion in sea breeze conditions
G. Carizi, S. Cinotti, I. Giovannini, A. Levy, L. Presotto, Italy

A comparison of the performance of ADMS and a wind tunnel at simulating ground level concentrations in building wakes using two real regulatory examples
R. Barrowcliffe, D. Harvey, UK

Methodologies for the atmospheric pollution assessment and the procedures for environmental permits in large combustion plants in Europe
M. Tombrou, D. Founda V. Tsadari, D. Lalas, Greece

Local scale PC-oriented Eulerian pollutant transport model PolTran-1-2
D. Atanassov, Bulgaria

Intercomparison of Lagrangian stochastic models based on two different PDFs
E. Ferrero, D. Anfossi, G. Tinarelli, M. Tamiazzo, Italy

About the plume rise description in the dispersion code SAFE_AIR
E. Canepa, L. Dallorto, C.F. Ratto, Italy

Session 4: Decision Support Systems

MET-RODOS: A real time atmospheric dispersion system
T. Mikkelsen, S. Thykier-Nielsen, P. Astrup, J. Santabarbara, J. Haskov Sorensen, A. Rasmussen, S. Deme, R. Martens, Denmark

Assimilation off-site measurements and atmospheric dispersion model in Russian multi-scale Real-time EcologiCal Analysis Support System (RECASS)
A.Goloubenkov, R. Borodin, E. Golovey, Russia

Evaluating MACCS2 for deterministic applications: compliance with U.S. NRC and DOE regulatory guidance
J. M. East, USA

Further development of the French-German model to calculate atmospheric dispersion following accidental releases for nuclear installations-Meteorological preprocessor based on SODAR-data
H. Thielen, R. Martens, H. Schnadt, K. Maâmeyer, H. Walter, Germany

A Nordic harmonization effort concerning atmospheric dispersion modelling for real-time accident situations
U. Tveten, Norway

Simulation of the second ETEX release in the proximity of the source
R. Bellasio, R. Bianconi, F. Girardi, G. Graziani, W. Klug, S. Mosca, Italy

Statistical performance of few dispersion schemes for tracer experiment data at a nuclear power plant
I. Sandu, V. Cuculeanu, N. Romanof, A. Lupu, Romania

On-line monitoring the Bavarian nuclear power plants applying a Lagrangian model
H. Swidersky, H. Eickenbusch, M. Schorling, Germany

A Lagrangian statistical (Monte-Carlo) atmospheric dispersion model validation on the results of wind tunnel experiments
J. Duran, L. Romer, T. Duranova, M. Stubna, Slovak Republic

A new algorithm describing the thermodynamical behaviour of hydrogen fluoride (HF) for the consequence assessment of its accidental releases
Z. S. Nivolianitou, N. Mandellos, G. Bonanos, Greece

Comparative modelling of a passive release form an L-shaped building using one, two and three-dimensional dispersion models
A.G. Venetsanos, J.G. Bartzis, J. Würtz, D.D. Papailiou, Greece

Session 5: Urban Air Quality Modelling

Evaluation of a Hybrid model for simulating the short term high NOx concentration situations in Chiba Area
Y. Okano, K. Ogata, T. Kizu, S. Okamoto, Japan

Forecasting air quality in the Greater Athens area for the year 2004: An intercomparison of the results of four different dispersion models
N. Moussiopoulos, S. Papagrigoriou, J.G. Bartzis, K. Nester, H. Van de Bergh, G. Theodoridis, Greece

The influence of the lateral boundaries and background concentrations in limited area photochemical model simulations
M. Varinou, G. Kallos, V. Kotroni, C. Lagouvardos, Greece

Use and validation of ADMS-Urban in contrasting urban and industrial locations
D.J. Carruthers, H.A. Edmunds, A.E. Lester, C.A. McHugh, R.J. Singles, UK

Development of a modelling environment in Aurora
N. Quaranta, M. Casati, F. Macalli, A. De Martini, M.G. Longoni, G. Maffeis, and M. Tamponi, Italy

The impact of an airport on regional air quality at Munich/Germany
P. Suppan and J. Graf, Italy

A predictive model of atmospheric pollution with environmental capacity constraint: application in the city of Torino
C. Pronello, Italy

A simple and practical model for reactive plumes
L. Delamare, A. Coppalle, M. Gonzalez, France

EMEP Eulerian model for acid deposition over Europe
J.E. Jonson, D. Olendrzynski, J. Bartnicki, H.A. Jakobsen and E. Berge, Norway

Session 6: Regulatory Modeling: Countries Experience

Regulatory air quality modelling in France since the 1996 air law
P. Mestayer, M. Muller, France

Recent studies to validate and compare atmospheric dispersion models for regulatory purposes in the UK
R. Timmis, S.Wilkinson, D. Carruthers, C. McHugh, UK

Regulatory modelling in Slovenia
M. Boznar, P. Mlakar, T. Planinsek, Slovenia

Application and development of atmospheric diffusion and transport models in China for environmental impact assessment
S. Lui, G. Zhu and Ch. Lin, China

A new Russian regulatory dispersion model for calculation of mean annual concentrations (MEAN) and its meteorological preprocessor
E. Genikhovich, J. Gracheva, L. Khurshudyan, A. Ziv, Russia

Setting up a regulatory frame for atmospheric dispersion modelling in Italy : needs, actors and ongoing activities
M.C. Cirillo and F. Desiato, Italy

Using atmospheric dispersion modeling as a tool in environmental impact statement: The Israeli experience
S. Hassid and Y. Mamane, Israel

Intercomparison of different regulatory and eulerian dispersion models. An application for the electric power plant in Rhodes island
M. Tombrou, E. Bossioli, D. Boucouvala, E. Vlahou, Greece

Session 7: Urban Canopy and Roadside Modelling

Research needs and problems in modelling urban air quality
J. Kukkonen, Finland

Investigation of roadside concentrations in busy streets using the model GRAM-conditions leading to high short-term concentrations
B. Fisher, R. Sokhi, UK

Modelling of air quality around roads
R. Sokhi, B. Fisher, A. Lester, I. McCrae, S. Bualert, N. Sootornstit, UK

Influence of foliage on roadside immissions
M.Wichmann-Fiebig, Germany

Validation of highway dispersion model
G.V. Prasad, I.N. Rao, S.R. Shevkar, India

Modelling of vehicle induced turbulence in air pollution studies for streets
P. Kastner-Klein, R. Berkowicz, A. Rastetter, E.J. Plate, Germany

A comprehensive numerical simulation of traffic pollution in a street during one diurnal cycle
P. G. Mestayer and J.-F. Sini, France

Parameterization of traffic-induced turbulence in the three-dimensional air pollution model MISCAM
R. von Kuhlmann and J. Eichhorn, Germany

A comparative study of two-equation turbulence models for simulating microscale wind flow
J. Ehrhard, R. Kunz, N. Moussiopoulos, Germany

Modelling the air pollution in street canyons flanked with arcades
R. Lorenzini, S. Zambonelli, G. Zanini, M.C. Cirillo, Italy

Dispersion modelling at urban street canyon intersections: a comparison of CFD with wind tunnel modelling
A. Scaperdas, R. Colvile, A. Robins, UK

Scale model study of building effects on dispersion in the urban canopy at intermediate source distances
R.W. Macdonald, D.J. Hall and R.F. Griffiths, UK

Using urban site measurements for model validation: before starting, look at the near-field geometry
S. Rafailidis, Germany

Eulerian-Lagrangian computational model for traffic induced flow field and turbulence inside a vehicle tunnel
M. Jicha, J. Katolicky, Czech Republic

Session 8: Meteorological Preprocessing

Satellite based estimation of atmospheric stability parameters in urban and remote areas
C. Mensink and K. De Ridder, Belgium

Parameterization of the stable boundary layer height
P.-E. Johansson, S. Zilitinkevich, A. Baklanov, Sweden

Intercomparison of methods for parameterizing components of the surface energy balance- a review of working group 1 - COST 710 results
U. Pechinger, E. Dittmann, G. Erbes, P. Johansson, A. Karppinen, L. Musson-Genon, G. Omstedt, P. Tercier, Austria

Evaluation and intercomparison of mixing heights derived from a Richardson number scheme and other mixing height formulae using operational NWP models at the German weather service
B. Fay, Germany

Comparison of atmospheric turbulence at two sites in Athens, Greece
E . Batchvarova, S.E. Gryning, Bulgaria

The refinement of a meteorological preprocessor for the urban environment
A. Karppinen, S. M. Joffre and J. Kukkonen, Finland

Urban turbulence measurements
R. P. Hosker, Jr, C. J. Nappo and T. P. Meyers, R.L. Gunter, USA

Validation of a mass consistent flow model as part of a decision support system
R. Martens and H. Thielen, T. Sperling, K. Maâmeyer, H. Walter, Germany

An analysis of the meteorological and air quality conditions during an extreme ozone episode over the northeastern U.S.A.
K. Lagouvardos, G. Kallos, V. Kotroni and S.T. Rao, Greece

Session 9: Air Quality Management

Application of an urban and regional air quality model (PEARL) to estimate the impact of traffic management policies
L. Luhana and R. Sokhi, UK

Using a calculation model to prevent serious air pollution from traffic
P. Segaar, P. Schildwacht, Netherlands

A decision support system use for air quality management in the city of Izmir
A. Bayram, T. Elbir, Turkey

The OFIS model: An efficient tool for assessing ozone exposure and evaluating air pollution abatement strategies
N. Moussiopoulos and P. Sahm, Greece

Environmental impacts of implementation of demand management tools in the city of Thessaloniki
M. Mustafa, G.Aifadopoulou, Greece

What could be the use of air pollution modelling in the context of the new French law "loi sur ’air"?
A. Albergel and F. Jasmin, France

A modelling system for air quality management
C. Borrego, S. Lemos, A.C. Carvalho, Portugal

Evaluation of urban pollution abatement strategies by a photochemical dispersion model
G. Finzi, C. Silibello, M. Volta, Italy

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