Analysis of Wind Sector Division for Pohang Area - Part I : Coarse Division of Wind Sector for Pohang Area Using Meteorological Observation Data -

포항지역에 대한 바람권역 분석 -Part I : 기상관측자료를 토대로 분석한 성긴 바람권역 분석-

  • Jung, Jong-Hyeon (Department of Health Administration, Sorabol College) ;
  • Leem, Heon-Ho (Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Pusan National University) ;
  • Leem, Hwa-Woon (Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Pusan National University) ;
  • Chang, Hyuk-Sang (School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Shon, Byung-Hyun (Department of Environmental Engineering, Hanseo University)
  • 정종현 (서라벌대학 보건행정과) ;
  • 임헌호 (부산대학교 대기과학과) ;
  • 이화운 (부산대학교 대기과학과) ;
  • 장혁상 (영남대학교 건설환경공학부) ;
  • 손병현 (한서대학교 환경공학과)
  • Published : 2008.04.30


The air quality data is important for understanding and analyzing a surrounding influence. In that light, it is positively necessary for a propriety assessment to determine a location of the air quality monitoring sites. In this study, the climate analysis about temperature and wind, using the meteorological data in the Pohang, is conducted to do that. In the next stage, we distinguished the wind by east-west or north-south component, which has less correlation than temperature, analyzed and divided the wind sector. As the result, the wind circumstance of the Pohang is divided into major 5 wind sector; that is the urban area, the northeast coastal area, the east ocean and the west mountainous area. We think that an analysis on detailed wind sector by utilizing the numerical simulation is needed.


Wind sector;Cluster analysis;Air quality monitoring site;Pohang area


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