Special Issue "Recent Advances in Urban Ventilation Assessment and Flow Modelling"
A special issue of Atmosphere (ISSN 2073-4433).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2018).
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Dr. Riccardo Buccolieri
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali (DiSTeBA), University of Salento, S.P. 6 Lecce-Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
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Interests: urban air quality and microclimate; experimental and computational fluid dynamics; turbulence and pollutant dispersion; city breathability and urban vegetation
Dr. Jian Hang
We invite researchers to contribute original research articles, as well as review articles, dealing with all aspects of ventilation in urban areas. These contributions include recent experimental and modeling works, techniques and developments tailored to the assessment of urban ventilation and flow and pollutant dispersion in cities. We are also interested in reviews with possible future lines of investigations. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
ventilation efficiency and application/development of ventilation indices;
relation between indoor and outdoor ventilation;
effects of urban morphology and obstacles on ventilation;
data (meteorological and air quality) from new field campaigns in cities and wind tunnel experiments for the estimation of ventilation indices;
experimental and modeling application studies to real cities with attention to high density cities and high-rise buildings;
mitigation strategies of poor ventilation conditions and urban air pollution.
Dr. Riccardo Buccolieri
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- Ventilation efficiency
- Urban morphology and obstacles
- Field and wind tunnel experiments
- Flow modelling
- Mitigation strategies