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Meteorological Events that Produced the Highest Ground-Level Concentrations During Complex Terrain/Field Experiments

  • Francis A. Schiermeier
  • Thomas F. Lavery
  • Donald C. DiCristofaro
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 10)

Abstract

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Complex Terrain/Model Development (CTMD) program is a multi-year study to develop, evaluate, and refine models for calculating ground-level air pollutant concentrations that result from large emission sources located in mountainous terrain. Presently, the focus of the program is to develop models for simulating one-hour average plume impingement concentrations during stable atmospheric conditions.

Keywords

Environmental Protection Agency Complex Terrain Sonic Anemometer Cinder Cone Plume Rise 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis A. Schiermeier
    • 1
  • Thomas F. Lavery
    • 2
  • Donald C. DiCristofaro
    • 2
  1. 1.U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyResearch Triangle ParkUSA
  2. 2.Environmental Research & Technology, IncConcordUSA

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