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DISPERSION21 (also called DISPERSION 2.1) is a local scale atmospheric pollution dispersion model developed by the air quality research unit at Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), located in Norrköping.[1][2]

The model is widely used in Sweden by local and regional environmental agencies, various industrial users, consultant services offered by SMHI and for educational purposes.

Features and CapabilitiesEdit

Some of the basic features and capabilities of DISPLAY21 are:[3]

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

For those who are unfamiliar with air pollution dispersion modelling and would like to learn more about the subject, it is suggested that either one of the following books be read:

  • Turner, D.B. (1994). Workbook of atmospheric dispersion estimates: an introduction to dispersion modeling (2nd ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 1-56670-023-X. www.crcpress.com
  • Beychok, M.R. (2005). Fundamentals Of Stack Gas Dispersion (4th ed.). self-published. ISBN 0-9644588-0-2. www.air-dispersion.com


  1. ^ Dispersion 2.1 page on SMHI web site Archived 2006-04-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Air quality research staff Archived 2006-04-19 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ The Model Documententation System (MDS) Archived 2007-11-02 at the Wayback Machine of the European Topic Centre on Air and Climate Change (part of the European Environment Agency)

External linksEdit

  • SMHI web site click on 'Products & Services', then on 'Environment', and then on 'Dispersion'