This page should be read in conjunction with How Plume Plotter Works. It provides more details specific to the Rookery version of Plume Plotter.
Building measurements are taken from .
This image shows the layout of the stack and buildings modelled:
All of these are taken from :
The following values are used for albedo, Bowen ratio and roughness length. The value of roughness length is as specified in :
The emission rates of pollutants are taken from . These are:
|Oxides of nitrogen||25.86 g|
|Sulphur dioxide||6.465 g|
|Carbon monoxide||6.465 g|
|Hydrogen chloride||1.293 g|
|Hydrogen flouride||129.3 mg|
|Cadmium and thallium||6.465 mg|
|Other metals||64.65 mg|
|Dioxins and furans||12.93 ng|
The background levels of pollutants are taken from . These are:
concentration per m3
|Oxides of nitrogen||23.55 μg|
|Sulphur dioxide||4.26 μg|
|Carbon monoxide||332 μg|
|Hydrogen chloride||710 ng|
|Hydrogen flouride||2.35 μg|
|Cadmium and thallium||120 pg|
|Other metals||18.11 ng|
|Dioxins and furans||33 fg|
Weather data is taken from METAR reports from a local airport: Luton.
Upper air data is the latest reported by the Herstmonceux upper air station.
1. COVANTA -- ROOKERY SOUTH ENERGY RECOVERY FACILITY -- AIR QUALITY ASSESSMENT. Fichtner. October 2016.