5. Dispersion Modelling for Odour Exposure Assessment

  1. Vincenzo Belgiorno,
  2. Vincenzo Naddeo and
  3. Tiziano Zarra
  1. M. Piringer1 and
  2. G. Schauberger2

Published Online: 26 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118481264.ch5

Odour Impact Assessment Handbook

Odour Impact Assessment Handbook

How to Cite

Piringer, M. and Schauberger, G. (2012) Dispersion Modelling for Odour Exposure Assessment, in Odour Impact Assessment Handbook (eds V. Belgiorno, V. Naddeo and T. Zarra), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118481264.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Sanitary Environmental Engineering Division (SEED), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Section Environmental Meteorology, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Vienna, Austria

  2. 2

    WG Environmental Health, Department for Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119969280

Online ISBN: 9781118481264



  • Odour dispersion model;
  • Odour exposure assessment;
  • Atmospheric stability;
  • Odour concentrations;
  • Wind information


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Odour Perception

  • Overview on Types of Odour Dispersion Model1

  • Algorithms to Estimate Short-Term Odour Concentrations2

  • Annoyance

  • Odour Impact Criteria for Use in Dispersion Modelling

  • Meteorological Input to Odour Dispersion Models

  • Evaluation of Odour Dispersion Models