Pre-computation of the scalar transport adjoint has the potential to reduce run-times in the long term. Convergence criteria, however, must be set with care as results can eventually diverge if the optimization algorithm is allowed to attempt to optimize based on non-physical criteria.

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Keywords Dispersion modeling, Fugitive emissions, Inverse dispersion modeling, Pollutant characterization
Conference Air and Waste Management Association's 110th Annual Conference and Exhibition: Bridging Environment, Energy and Health
Brereton, C.A. (Carol A.), Johnson, M.R, & Campbell, L.J. (Lucy J.). (2017). Computational time improvements of pollutant release characterization using pre-computed advection-diffusion adjoint releases. In Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association's Annual Conference and Exhibition, AWMA.