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Journal of Atmospheric Pollution. 2014, 2(1), 1-5
DOI: 10.12691/jap-2-1-1
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Some Parameterizations of Radiative Fluxes at Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL)


1Research and Modeling Division, AIR World wide India Private Limited, Somajiguda, Hyderabad-500082, India

2School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110 067, India

3Department of Marine Sciences, Berhampur University, Berhampur-760007, India

Pub. Date: February 23, 2014

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YASHVANT DAS, B. PADMANABHAMURTY and A.S.N. Murty. Some Parameterizations of Radiative Fluxes at Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL). Journal of Atmospheric Pollution. 2014; 2(1):1-5. doi: 10.12691/jap-2-1-1


The practicability and applicability of the most classical models for a particular location depends largely on validation against actual measurements, hence the parameterizations of the sub-grid scale process play an important role at Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL) for appropriate representation of model outputs. This study presents a simple parameterization for some radiative fluxes and pollution parameters at ABL in a tropical city Delhi. The characteristic of the parameterization is that the experimental data sets obtained during the experimental field campaigns are fit into a linear regression relation with the parameterized values according to the different land-use pattern and coefficients are presented, that are in comparable with earlier studies.

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