By Eugene L. Genikhovich (auth.), Carlos Borrego, Selahattin Incecik (eds.)
Carlos Borrego is Professor of Environmental Engineering and pollution Modeling on the collage of Aveiro (Portugal). Former Minister of atmosphere (Portuguese executive) and President of the ecu Union delegation to the United international locations convention on surroundings and improvement (Rio 1992). Chairman of the overseas Technical conferences of NATO/CCMS. Selahattin Incecik is Professor in Meteorology, pollution Meteorology and pollution Modeling. Former Head of division of Meteorology, ITU. consultant of Turkey in NATO ITM of pollution Modelling. consultant of college in nationwide Atmospheric examine Council. Lead writer of IPCC/TEAP Safeguarding the Ozone Layer and worldwide weather approach, 2005 (in preparation).
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In addition to the basic emissions, NH3 and monoterpene emissions were included in this study, in order to calculatethe secondary aerosols. The procedure to obtainNH3 emissions is given by Martilli et al. (2002). The model domain consists of 47x54 grid cells with a resolution of 3km x 3km. It coversthe Lombardy region and some part of Southern Switzerland (Figure 1). There are 8 layers in a terrain-following coordinate system, the first being50 m aboveground. The model top is set at 3000 m above ground.