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Main Title Validation Study of an Approach for Evaluating the Impact of a Shopping Center on Ambient Carbon Monoxide Concentrations.
Author Patterson, R. M. ; Bradway, R. M. ; Gordon, G. A. ; Orner, R. G. ; Cass., R. W. ;
CORP Author GCA Corp., Bedford, Mass. GCA Technology Div.;National Environmental Research Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Chemistry and Physics Lab.
Year Published 1974
Report Number GCA-TR-74-4-G; EPA-68-02-1376;
Stock Number PB-238 480
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Shopping centers ; Public health ; Carbon monoxide ; Concentration(Composition) ; Atmospheric diffusion ; Traffic surveys ; Parking ; Environmental impacts ; Urban planning ; Wind velocity ; Measurement ; Indirect sources ; Air pollution abatement ; Peak values
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NTIS  PB-238 480 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract
This report describes the results of a joint traffic and carbon monoxide monitoring study conducted for 2 weeks at a regional shopping center, prior to Christmas 1973, and the application of observed data towards the validation of an early version of a proposed procedure to assess the air quality impact of indirect sources. Automatic traffic recorders were installed at all entrances and exits, and five carbon monoxide monitors were set up within the parking lot and at the main gate. Vehicle running time studies and wind speed and direction measurements were also undertaken at the site. Peak hour calculated concentrations were obtained. The results are discussed.