Articles | Volume 14, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1171–1193, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1171-2021

Special issue: The PALM model system 6.0 for atmospheric and oceanic boundary-layer...

Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1171–1193, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1171-2021

Model description paper 01 Mar 2021

Model description paper | 01 Mar 2021

Development of an atmospheric chemistry model coupled to the PALM model system 6.0: implementation and first applications

Basit Khan et al.

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Short summary
An atmospheric chemistry model has been implemented in the microscale PALM model system 6.0. This article provides a detailed description of the model, its structure, input requirements, various features and limitations. Several pre-compiled ready-to-use chemical mechanisms are included in the chemistry model code; however, users can also easily implement other mechanisms. A case study is presented to demonstrate the application of the new chemistry model in the urban environment.