Screening Air Dispersion Model for AERMOD

Technical Specifications

AERSCREEN View is an interface for the AERSCREEN US EPA air dispersion model. See below technical specifications for this model:




Model Name


Developed By

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

Model Type

Steady-state Gaussian plume screening-level air dispersion model (interfaces with the AERMOD model)


Up to 50km from the source

Atmospheric Stability Model

Planetary boundary layer theory, turbulence scaling concepts

Release Types

Buoyant or neutrally buoyant plumes

Emission Types

Constant or planned or fugitive

Atmospheric Chemistry

NOX to NO2 (OLM and PVMRM methods)

Source Types

Point, area, volume, flare*


Site-specific matrix of meteorological conditions generated by MAKEMET


Flat or elevated terrain preprocessed by AERMAP model


Automatically-generated receptor array out to user-defined maximum downwind distance and up to 10 discrete receptor distances

Other Options

Building downwash modeled by BPIP-PRIME

Regulatory Status

Preferred US EPA regulatory model for near-field applications

* Pseudo source type

System Requirements

This product is a Microsoft Windows-based program that can be installed in the following Windows operating systems:

  • 32-bit and 64-bit Operating Systems
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 & 8.1
  • Windows 7 (Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate Versions)

Minimum requirements:

  • An Intel Pentium 4 processor (or equivalent) or higher
  • At least 2 GB of available hard disk space
  • 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)