Small Particle Deposition in Air Quality Modeling

  • Ray Kapahi
Part of the Contemporary Issues in Risk Analysis book series (CIRA, volume 5)


The combustion of municipal waste can potentially result in the release of toxic air contaminants into the atmosphere. Even though stringent air pollution controls are used in waste-to-energy facilities, some toxic materials can still be released into the atmosphere in the form of gases and fine particulates. This paper focuses on modeling the atmospheric dispersion and dry deposition of fine particulates.


Combustion Sedimentation Expense Settling Incineration 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ray Kapahi
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  1. 1.EMCON AssociatesSacramentoUSA

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