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Atmospheric dispersion modeling

Atmospheric dispersion modeling is the mathematical simulation of how air pollutants disperse in the ambient atmosphere.

It is performed with computer programs that solve the mathematical equations and algorithms which simulate the pollutant dispersion.

The dispersion models are used to estimate or to predict the downwind concentration of air pollutants emitted from sources such as industrial plants and vehicular traffic.

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