The Use of Acid Deposition Models in Designing Long-Range Tracer Experiments
The feasibility of conducting a tracer field experiment to quantify the scales of atmospheric transport associated with acidic deposition is being debated. One design component for a tracer sampling network is the use of existing acid deposition models for guidance on probable transport directions and scales. In order to assess the most cost-effective sampling strategy it is important that an attempt is made first to model the space-time distributions of both the pollutant and the precipitation. It is the former we address in this paper; however, the importance of an adequate knowledge of precipitation distributions cannot be overstated.
KeywordsWeather Type Sensor Placement Sampling Network Washout Ratio Covariance Field
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