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  Release Level 6.2
  Release Date 2013 09
  Revision Level 1.0
Last modified on:   Saturday, 16-Nov-13 17:22 CET

Data for the CAMx photochemical Model

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  1. Landuse [time invariant 2-dim matrix]- one of the following categories:
    • Urban
    • Agricultural
    • Rangeland
    • Deciduous forest
    • Coniferous forest, wetland
    • Mixed forest
    • Water
    • Barren land
    • Non-forested wetlands
    • Mixed agricultural/range
    • Rocky (with low shrubs)
  2. Ozone Column density (Dobson Units) [time variant 2-dim matrix]
  3. Haze turbidity value (unitless) [time variant 2-dim matrix]
  4. Drought stress (Palmer Drought Index) [time invariant 2-dim matrix]

  5. Layer Interface Height (m ABG) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  6. Pressure (mb) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  7. Layer average horizontal wind components (m/s) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  8. Temperature (Degree Celsius) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  9. Surface Temperature (Degree Celsius) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  10. Water vapor concentration (ppm) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  11. cloud water content (g/m3) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  12. precipitation water content (g/m3) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  13. total integrated column cloud optical depth (dimensionless) [time variant 3-dim matrix]
  14. vertical diffusivity (m2/s) [time variant 3-dim matrix]

  15. Initial concentrations (ppm for gases, microgram/m3 for aerosols) [time invariant 3-dim matrix] for all or for a subset of the modeled species

  16. Upper boundary condition (ppm for gases, microgram/m3 for aerosols) [time invariant scalar] for all or for a subset of the modeled species

  17. Lateral boundary concentrations (ppm for gases, microgram/m3 for aerosols) [time invariant scalar] for all or for a subset of the modeled species for each of the 4 lateral boundaries
  18. Emissions for each Elevated Point Source:
    • Location (x,y coordinates)
    • Stack height (m) [time invariant scalar]
    • Stack diameter (m) [time invariant scalar]
    • Stack exit temperature (degree Celsius) [time invariant scalar]
    • Stack exit velocity (m/hr)[time invariant scalar]
    • Stack flow rate (m3/hr) [time variant scalar]
    • Effective plume height override (m) [time variant scalar]
    • Emission rate (mol/hr for gasses, g/hr for aerosols) [time variant scalar] for each species
  19. Gridded emissions (mol/hr for gasses, g/hr for aerosols) [time variant 2-dim matrix] for each species

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