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First Results of the Data Processing of the VIth European Campaign on Remote — Sensing of Air Pollution (FOS — Etang De Berre, June 1983)

  • A. Despres
  • F. Rancillac
  • A. Bouville
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 10)

Abstract

The VIth European Campaign on Remote Sensing of air pollution took place in the Fos-Berre area (near Marseille, in the South of France), from 3 to 16 June 1983. This campaign was organized jointly by the Commission of the European Community and the French Ministry for Environnement. The objectives of the campaign were as follow:
  • to allow the different research teams to test the remote sensing devices and to validate the measurements that have been performed,

  • to provide the local authorities with a better knowledge of the dispersion phenomena of atmospheric pollution, and more precisely,

  • to characterize the meteorological situations during the campaign and determine the local wind field, especially during the breeze pattern,+ +. to determine the total SO2 budget in the area,

  • to estimate the transformation rate SO2 to sulfates,

  • to collect a complete set of validated data and to store it on a magnetic tape for later completerized analysis of results and comparison with numerical models.

Keywords

Wind Velocity Wind Field Land Breeze Ground Concentration Influence Radius 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Despres
    • 1
  • F. Rancillac
    • 1
  • A. Bouville
    • 2
  1. 1.Commissariat a l’Energie Atomique DPS/SEGPFontenay aux RosesFrance
  2. 2.Environmental Measurements LaboratoryUS Department of EnergyNew YorkUSA

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