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Main Title Dust transport in Maricopa County, Arizona /
Author Suck, S.
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Author Title of a Work
Suck, S.
Upchurch, E.
Brock, J.
Durham, Jack L.
Publisher Environmental Sciences Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-600/3-79-082; EPA-803660
Stock Number PB80-122252
OCLC Number 52642606
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Aerosols ; Dust ; Winter ; Autumn ; Computerized simulation ; Mathematical models ; Maricopa County(Arizona) ; Phoenix(Arizona) ; Scottsdale(Arizona) ; AROSOL computer program
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EHAM  EPA-600/3-79-082 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 05/25/2016
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-3-79-082 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/30/2012
EJBD  EPA 600-3-79-082 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/01/2014
EKBD  EPA-600/3-79-082 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/18/2003
ELBD RPS EPA 600-3-79-082 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/17/2014
ERAD  EPA 600/3-79-082 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 06/10/2005
NTIS  PB80-122252 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation viii, 42 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Numerical simulations have been carried out for ambient air supermicrometric particulate concentrations in Maricopa County, Arizona during late fall and winter periods of atmospheric stability. Results of model studies are in approximate agreement with limited field observational data. On the basis of the model studies, observed high particulate concentrations in Maricopa County urban areas during late fall and winter periods of atmospheric stability are associated with local fugitive dust sources. Because of light drainage winds prevalent during these periods, advective transport of dust from countryside to the urban areas is not an important contribution to urban supermicrometric particulate concentrations. Surface roughness, dry deposition, and source strengths are among the most important determinants of ground level concentrations. Reduction in ground level concentrations could be effected through control of dust emissions, as well as by planting trees and other foliage to increase surface roughness and particle deposition. An adequate and practical predictive model, along the lines of the current model, could be developed for Maricopa County as well as for other urban areas in high desert regions.
Project Officer: Jack L. Durham. University of Texas "September 1979." "EPA-600/3-79-082."