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DETATOX: DEnser Then Air TOXic

General information

Model name and version

short nameDETATOX
full nameDEnser Then Air TOXic
revision
date9 Oct. 2008
last change

Responsible for this information

nameIvan Kovalets
instituteInstitute of Mathematical Machines and Systems Pro
addressprosp. Glushkova 42
zip03187
cityKiev
countryUkraine
phone+38-044-5261438, +38
fax+38-044-5263615
e-mailik(belongs-to)env.com.ua

Additional information on the model

Contact person for model code

same as person above
nameIvan Kovalets
instituteInstitute of Mathematical Machines and Systems Pro
divisionsprosp. Glushkova 42
street
zip03187
cityKiev
countryUkraine
phone+38-044-5261438, +38
emailik(belongs-to)env.com.ua
fax+38-044-5263615

Model developer and model user

developer and user

Level of Knowledge needed to operate model

basic
intermediate
advanced
remarks

Model use at your institution

operational
for research
other use

Model code available?

is available?no
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Minimum computer resources required

type
time needed for run
storage

Further information

documentation
model references1. Kovalets I.V. Maderich V.S., 2003, Numerical 3D Model for Heavy Gas Dispersion in the Atmosphere with the Use of the Conservative Splitting Schemes // International journal of fluid mechanics research, Vol. 40, No4, pp. 410-424 2. Kovalets I.V., Maderich V.S., 2006. Numerical simulation of the interaction of the heavy gas cloud with the atmospheric surface layer. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 6(4), 313-340.
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Model properties

Model type

2D
3D
meteorology
chemistry & transport

Model scale

microscale
mesoscale
macroscale
short term
long term

Meteorological variables

Input data
u
v
w
ζ
pv
T
θ
θl
p
Gph
ρ
qv
qt
qlc
qf
qsc
qlr
qsh
qsg
qss
N
E
ε
K
zi
other variables i
other variables ii
other variables iii

Approximations

Boussinesq
anelastic
hydrostatic
flat earth
remarks

Parametrizations

Initialization & boundary treatment

Initialization

chemistry & transport
meteorology

Input data (name sources for data, e.g. website)

orography
land use
obstacles
vegetation
meteorology
concentrations
emissions
remarks

Data assimilation

Boundary conditions

Nesting

variables nested
other

Solution technique

Coordinate system and projection

Horizontal

cartesian
Lambert conformal
latitude / longitude
rotated lat. / long.

Vertical

z coordinate
surface fitted grid
pressurecoordinate
sigma coordinate
remarks

Numeric

Model resolution

Domain size

Model Validation and Application

Validation & evaluation

Used validation & evaluation methods

analytic solutions
evaluated reference dataset
model intercomparison
additional validation & evaluation efforts
remarks

Application examples

application examplesModeling of field experiments on dense gas dispersion Porton Down and BURRO [1,2] Modeling of laboratory experiments on dense gas dispersion of Havens and Spicer, 1987 and Zhu, et.al., 1999 [1,2]. Numerical study of concentration distribution in idealized street canyon setting (Project with NRG Arnhem, unpublished)

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