I'm looking for code to implement a Gaussian plume model in 3D. Any suggestions on where to start? Are there any python scripts out there?

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    Which Gaussian plume model? There are zillions. And what format/software do you need? – whuber Mar 24 '11 at 15:54
  • I'm looking for a gaussian plume model for atmospheric dispersion. I am using ArcScene, and I need it in 3 dimensions (x,y,z). I'd like to mimic this ready.arl.noaa.gov/READY_gaussian.php, but in 3D. – user2448 Mar 25 '11 at 1:59

You might check with John Tauxe to see if anyone has ported his ShowFlow2 to python.


There is a freely available Matlab implementation of 3D Gaussian plume. Google for 'gaussianPlume'. Currently, the link is http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/13279-gaussianplume.

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