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Main Title Meteorological processor for regulatory models (MPRM) user's guide
Author Bailey, D. T.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Bailey, Desmond T.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Emissions, Monitoring and Analysis Division,
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA-454/B-96-002
Stock Number PB96-180518
OCLC Number 35691766
Additional Subjects Air pollution dispersion ; Diffusion models ; Data processing ; Microprocessors ; Meteorological data ; Atmospheric diffusion ; Air quality data ; Data storage ; Data quality ; Air quality display model ; Quality assessment ; Computerized simulation ; Mathematical models ; User guides ; MPRM computer program
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAD  EPA/454-B-96-002 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 11/08/1996
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA/454-B-96-002 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/30/2014
EKBD  EPA-454/B-96-002 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/11/1996
ESAD  EPA 454-B-96-002 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB96-180518 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) ; 28 cm.
The Meteorological Processor for Regulatory Models (MPRM) is a general purpose program used to process meteorological data for use in EPA recommended air quality dispersion models. Capabilities include quality assessment of meteorological data, detailed report generation, and the ability to process a variety of meteorological data bases including both on-site (user collected) and National Weather Service (NWS) meteorological data. Stage 1 (extraction and quality assessment) retrieves meteorological data from various storage media provided by the user (e.g., magnetic tape, floppy disk, and CD-ROM) and conducts the quality assessment of these data. Stage 2 merges the corrected stage 1 data from the various MPRM pathways - upper air (UA), surface (SF) and on-site (OS). The third and final stage performs the necessary processing to create a meteorological data file for use in a dispersion model selected by the user. MPRM supports the following air quality dispersion models which are recommended by EPA for use in regulatory applications (Appendix W to 40 CFR, Part 51): BLP, Caline-3, CDM 2.0, Complex1, ISCST, ISCLT, RAM, RTDM, and Valley.
Project Officer: Desmond T. Bailey. "Replaces: EPA-454/B-94-020." "August 1996." Includes bibliographical references.