Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling to Be Held

Posted: June 28, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: June 27, 2011 at 7:02 pm

The following information was provided by the Comprehensive Atmospheric Modeling Program

The 15th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling will take place July 12–14 in Innovation Hall, Room 103, on the Fairfax Campus. The Comprehensive Atmospheric Modeling Program (CAMP) is hosting the event.

Oral presentations, poster presentations and special topic sessions will cover the following:

  • The Fukushima nuclear accident
  • New developments in basic theories of boundary layer models and transport and dispersion models
  • Urban-scale meteorological and dispersion experiments and models and laboratory experiments
  • Computational fluid dynamics and cloud-scale model theory and applications
  • Regional-scale field experiments concerned with climate studies, boundary layer studies and turbulence and dispersion studies
  • Mesoscale meteorological modeling for input to transport and dispersion models
  • The use of remote sensing technology in boundary layer and transport and dispersion studies
  • Model evaluation methods, uncertainty/sensitivity analyses and risk assessments
  • Improvements in model inputs (e.g., land-use data, 3-D building data) and output visualizations
  • Methods and criteria for emergency response and decision-making

About 150 people are expected to attend the conference. For further information and to register, contact Zafer Boybeyi at or visit the website.

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