Pollutant removal mechanism in two-dimensional street canyons: a laboratory study Online publication date: Tue, 23-Jan-2018
by Annalisa Di Bernardino; Paolo Monti; Giovanni Leuzzi; Giorgio Querzoli
International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP), Vol. 62, No. 2/3/4, 2017
Abstract: Velocity and concentration fields have been measured simultaneously in the water channel to quantify the turbulent dispersion of a passive tracer emitted at street level by a line source within an idealised urban canyon. The experiment has been conducted for an arrangement of two-dimensional obstacles with aspect ratio unity. Statistical moments of velocity and concentration have been calculated with high spatial resolution. Furthermore, the simultaneous measure of velocity and concentration at the same point made it possible to determine the tracer flux in the whole domain as well as to quantify the removal and re-entrainment of the pollutant through the canyon top.
Online publication date: Tue, 23-Jan-2018
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