7. Passive Dispersion

  1. George E. DeVaull,
  2. John A. King,
  3. Ronald J. Lantzy and
  4. David J. Fontaine

Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470937990.ch7

Understanding Atmospheric Dispersion of Accidental Releases: A CCPS Concept Book

Understanding Atmospheric Dispersion of Accidental Releases: A CCPS Concept Book

How to Cite

DeVaull, G. E., King, J. A., Lantzy, R. J. and Fontaine, D. J. (1995) Passive Dispersion, in Understanding Atmospheric Dispersion of Accidental Releases: A CCPS Concept Book, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470937990.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816906819

Online ISBN: 9780470937990

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Keywords:

  • passive dispersion;
  • wind velocity;
  • turbulent dispersion;
  • gradient-transfer approximations;
  • elevated pollutant releases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Mechanics of Turbulent Dispersion

  • Passive Dispersion from Elevated Releases

  • Near-Ground Passive Dispersion

  • Dispersion Averaging Times