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Address

Mailing Address:

Air Quality
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Megan Green
704-336-5430

Air Quality Modeling

Mecklenburg County Air Quality conducts and reviews air quality dispersion modeling in support of permit applications.  Facilities must demonstrate that their activities will not cause an exceedance of Federal, State or Local air quality standards.

Modeling Guidance

 

Models  
Click on the model name to download the model.

  • AERSCREEN - RECOMMENDED stationary source screen modeling
  • AERMOD - stationary source refined modeling
  • MOVES2014a - vehicle emission factor modeling
  • EDMS - airport modeling (fee involved)

 

Model Data

  • AerMod Meteorological Data 
  • Terrain elevations for receptors should be processed from USGS National Elevation Dataset (NED) data by the AERMAP program. The NED data can currently be retrieved from the Multi-Resolution Land Use Characteristics Consortium website at: http://www.mrlc.gov, or you can use this file, which covers the entire land area of Mecklenburg County. 

  • Mecklenburg County Average Temperatures  
    Month High Temp Low Temp Avg Temp
    January 53.37 F 32.31 F 42.84 F
    July 88.48 F 68.82 F 78.65 F

 

Access modeling application forms in Section M of the Air Quality Permitting Forms page.

Address

Mailing Address:

Air Quality
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Megan Green
704-336-5430