Introduction to the DAPPLE Air Pollution Project

S Arnold, H ApSimon, J Barlow, S Belcher, M Bell, R Britter, R Colvile, H Cheng, A Dobre, BR Greally, S Kaur, A Knights, T Lawton, APW Makepeace, D Martin, M Neophytou, M Nieuwenhuijsen, G Nickless, C Price, A RobinsDE Shallcross, PG Simmonds, R Smalley, J Tate, A Tomlin, H Wang

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The Dispersion of Air Pollution and its Penetration into the Local Environment (DAPPLE) project brings together a multidisciplinary research group that is undertaking field measurements, wind tunnel modelling and computer simulations in order to provide better understanding of the physical processes affecting street and neighbourhood-scale flow of air, traffic and people, and their corresponding interactions with the dispersion of pollutants at street canyon intersections. The street canyon intersection is of interest as it provides the basic case study to demonstrate most of the factors that will apply in a wide range of urban situations. The aims of this paper are to introduce the background of the DAPPLE project, the study design and methodology for data collection, some preliminary results from the first field campaign in central London (28 April–24 May 2003) and the future for this work. Updated information and contact details are available on the web site at
Translated title of the contributionDispersion of Air Pollution & Penetration into the Local Environment DAPPLE
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-153
Number of pages16
JournalScience of The Total Environment
Issue number4-3
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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Publisher: Elsevier


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