Mathematical Modeling of Air Toxic Emission from Landfill Sites
Hazardous waste sites emit toxic contaminants. These contaminants may be volatile organic compounds that diffuse through the soil and escape into the atmosphere, or they may be heavy metals, asbestos, or organic compounds present in the soil that are carried into the air by wind erosion. Quantification of the emission rates of these contaminants is absolutely essential to ensure clean air quality and worker safety at the site, to estimate risks associated with the emissions, and to comply with air quality regulations.
KeywordsPermeability Porosity Methane Dust Convection
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