Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#137 closed Support (fixed)

Unit of Total mass emitted

Reported by: pthever Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone: FLEXPART 9.2
Component: FP other Version: FLEXPART 9.0.2
Keywords: unit of Total mass emitted Cc: jaya_t@…

Description

Hi..
I am using FLEXPART 9.02 for forward run. I want to know about the units Total mass emitted( g or kg).

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by pesei

  • Priority changed from major to minor
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

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There is a scaling of 1E12 between emission and concentration, thus, if you consider your input to be in kg, the output will be in 1E-12 kg/m3 = ng/m3. This is also explained in the model documentation, see for example Table 2. If you consider your input to be in g, the concentration output obviously would be pg/m3.

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