Articles | Volume 14, issue 4
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 2205–2220, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-2205-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 2205–2220, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-2205-2021

Model description paper 27 Apr 2021

Model description paper | 27 Apr 2021

A new Lagrangian in-time particle simulation module (Itpas v1) for atmospheric particle dispersion

Matthias Faust et al.

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Short summary
Trajectory dispersion models are powerful and intuitive tools for tracing air pollution through the atmosphere. But the turbulent nature of the atmospheric boundary layer makes it challenging to provide accurate predictions near the surface. To overcome this, we propose an approach using wind and turbulence information at high temporal resolution. Finally, we demonstrate the strength of our approach in a case study on dust emissions from agriculture.