Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1469–1492, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1469-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1469–1492, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1469-2021

Model description paper 15 Mar 2021

Model description paper | 15 Mar 2021

An urban large-eddy-simulation-based dispersion model for marginal grid resolutions: CAIRDIO v1.0

Michael Weger et al.

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Short summary
A new numerical air-quality transport model for cities is presented, in which buildings are described diffusively. The used diffusive-obstacles approach helps to reduce the computational costs for high-resolution simulations as the grid spacing can be more coarse than in traditional approaches. The research which led to this model development was primarily motivated by the need for a computationally feasible downscaling tool for urban wind and pollution fields from meteorological model output.