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By C. A. Borrego, C. A. Brebbia

Pollution represents probably the most not easy matters that humankind is dealing with. With the industrial progress of rising international locations resulting in a rise within the call for for strength, the prevention of air deterioration via controlling atmospheric emission has develop into an pressing activity. The mitigation and techniques for normal, yet power pollution difficulties, also are turning into an ever extra very important factor. technology has a very important position to play within the anticipation, comprehension and mitigation of atmospheric pollutants phenomena. besides the fact that, the necessity for the overall inhabitants to have a diligent expertise within the strategy of enforcing guidelines is key in the direction of the luck of legislative efforts. With papers from the 15th overseas convention on Modelling, tracking, and administration of pollution, this quantity includes most up-to-date advancements in points like, aerosols and debris, local pollution, pollution modelling, air caliber administration, weather switch and pollution, emission stories, indoor toxins and tracking and laboratory stories.

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A monitoring station provides air quality data representative of a certain area around the station. According to the EUROAIRNET criteria the area in which the concentration does not differ from the concentration measured at the station by more than 20% is the area of representativeness of the station Larssen et al [6]. Passive sampling technique is frequently used to assess spatial distribution of air pollution, covering large areas, as Costabile et al [7] evidenced. Passive monitoring (by using diffusive samplers) combined with active monitoring (by using existing air quality monitoring stations and mobile units) is an approach that allows one to address the question of how representative the site and time period of air quality measurements actually can be Vardoulakis et al [8].

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The comparison of the IOA determined for the meteorological parameters shows that in general, the IOA for the estimate of the temperature is better than the one obtained for the wind. This fact is expectable and confirms the good behavior of the radiative algorithm and land use parameterization of the model. The simulation of the atmospheric flow, analyzed through wind velocity and direction represents a phenomenon of bigger complexity resulting in a slightly lower value of IOA for these variables.

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