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Main Title Comparison of Natural and Man-made Hydrocarbon Emission Inventories Necessary for Regional Acid Deposition and Oxidant Modeling.
Author Novak, J. H. ; Reagan, J. A. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA/600/D-86/145;
Stock Number PB86-222940
Additional Subjects Hydrocarbons ; Inventories ; Air pollution ; Trees(Plants) ; Refuse ; Farm crops ; Grasses ; Output ; Isoprene ; Comparison ; United States ; Acid rain
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NTIS  PB86-222940 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 29p
Abstract
A biogenic hydrocarbon emission inventory system was developed for the northeastern United States with design options for extension to other areas. Emissions from trees, leaf litter, crops, grass, and water are estimated for cells of 1/6 degrees latitude by 1/4 degrees longitude (about 20 km x 20 km). Hourly emissions were calculated for the period, July 23-26, 1980, and compared with anthropogenic hydrocarbon emissions from the NAPAP inventory. Natural hydrocarbons appear to represent 60% of the regional VOC emissions. Output from the biogenic inventory is structured to provide isoprene and other VOC input compatible with the Carbon Bond IV photochemical kinetic reaction system employed in the Regional Oxidant Model.