CERC — Environmental Software and Services

Model Features:ADMS 5, ADMS-Screen, ADMS-Roads, ADMS-Urban, ADMS-Airport

The tables below compare the main features for the respective products. The standard packages we offer can be tailored to suit your needs. Please contact CERC if you have any questions.

  ADMS 5 icon
ADMS 5
ADMS-Screen icon
ADMS-Screen
ADMS-Roads icon
ADMS-Roads
ADMS-Urban icon
ADMS-Urban
ADMS-Airport icon
ADMS-Airport
Source types
Point Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jet Yes        
Line Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Area Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Volume Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Road Yes Yes Yes
Grid       Yes Yes
Aircraft jet engine sources     Yes
  ADMS 5 icon
ADMS 5
ADMS-Screen icon
ADMS-Screen
ADMS-Roads icon
ADMS-Roads
ADMS-Urban icon
ADMS-Urban
ADMS-Airport icon
ADMS-Airport
Modelling options
Buildings effects Yes Yes (1) Yes Yes
Complex terrain and variable surface roughness effects Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Coastline effects Yes
Marine boundary layer module Yes
Advanced street canyon module   Yes Yes Yes
Dispersion from tunnels   Yes Yes Yes
Urban canopy flow module Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Wind turbines effects on dispersion Yes
NOx chemistry Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Amine chemistry (2)
Dry & wet deposition Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Radioactive decay & Gamma dose Yes
Short-term releases Yes
Short-term fluctuations in concentration Yes
Odours Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Visibility of condensed water in plumes Yes  
Couples with regional models3 Yes

1 Buildings can be modelled in ADMS-Roads Extra.
2 Amine chemistry is available as an addition in ADMS
3 Using the Regional Model Link

  ADMS 5 icon
ADMS 5
ADMS-Screen icon
ADMS-Screen
ADMS-Roads icon
ADMS-Roads
ADMS-Urban icon
ADMS-Urban
ADMS-Airport icon
ADMS-Airport
Output options
Multiple pollutants Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Regular & variable Cartesian grid Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Regular & variable polar grid Yes
Specified output points Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Road & Line-oriented grids   Yes Yes Yes
Point, Area & Volume-oriented grids   Yes Yes Yes
Comprehensive output file Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Percentiles Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Exceedences of air quality standards Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Averaging times Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rolling averages & maximum daily Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
In-built Air Quality Standards Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Flow field from FLOWSTAR Yes
Flow field from wind turbines Yes
Flow field from urban canopy Yes   Yes Yes Yes
  ADMS 5 icon
ADMS 5
ADMS-Screen icon
ADMS-Screen
ADMS-Roads icon
ADMS-Roads
ADMS-Urban icon
ADMS-Urban
ADMS-Airport icon
ADMS-Airport
Utilities
Mapping & visualisation tool (Mapper) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2-D output plotter Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Line plotter Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wind rose viewer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comprehensive output processor Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Slideshow maker (.gif animation) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Meteorology data converter Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Import & export via text file Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link to Surfer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Integration with ArcGIS & MapInfo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link to EMIT Yes   Yes Yes Yes
AERMOD capability Yes


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