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Main Title Applicability of open path monitors for superfund site clean-up : final report.
Author Draves, J. ; Draves, Jeff.
CORP Author Radian Corp., Austin, TX.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA-451/R-92-001; Contract no. 60-D0-0125
Stock Number PB93-138154
OCLC Number 27059029
Subjects Air--Pollution--Measurement--Optical methods ; Open path monitoring (Air pollution)
Additional Subjects Superfund ; Remedial action ; Path of pollutants ; Air pollution monitors ; Hazardous materials ; Guidelines ; Performance evaluation ; Environmental monitoring ; Spectrum analysis ; Concentration(Composition) ; Information transfer ; Forecasting ; Remote sensing ; Open Path Monitors ; Cleanup operations
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  EPA-451/R-92-001 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 05/25/2016
EKBD  EPA-451/R-92-001 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/01/1988
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 451/R-92-001 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023 DISPERSAL
ERAD  EPA 451/R-92-001 HWC Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/26/1993
ESAD  EPA 451-R-92-001 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 11/07/2011
NTIS  PB93-138154 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The document provides guidance on the applicability of Open Path Monitors (OPMs) for ambient air monitoring at Superfund sites. The relatively limited use of these devices for ambient air monitoring has led to many questions concerning their applicability, reliability, and sensitivity for these applications. Information is provided as to the general capabilities of OPMs. The compounds that each method is capable of detecting are tabulated. The detection limits of each type of instrument are discussed and compared to the detection limits achievable using conventional techniques such as EPA Method TO-14 as well as to short-term and long-term health-based action levels. The data turnaround time and the ability to resolve temporal variations in emissions are also discussed.
Includes bibliographical references. "EPA-451/R-92-001"--Cover. "EPA Contract No. 68-D0-0125 Work assignment I-31." "Prepared for ... Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards."