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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Atmospheric Removal Processes for Toxic Chemicals.
CORP Author National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD. Air Resources Labs.
Year Published 1980
Report Number NOAA-81073004 ;NOAA-TM-ERL-ARL-102;
Stock Number PB82-225061
Additional Subjects Chemical compounds ; Mathematical models ; Air pollution control ; Organic compounds ; Transport properties ; Diffusion ; Environmental impacts ; Plants(Botany) ; Soils ; Water ; Toxic substances
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB82-225061 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 41p
In order to assess the environmental impact of toxic chemicals in the United States, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is developing a multimedia model to estimate the transport, diffusion, and removal of chemicals in the air-water-soil system. The Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Laboratory (ATDL) was charged with assisting ORNL in the further refinement of the air transport and diffusion model and providing guidance on removal processes for toxic chemicals. This report is a review of the findings on removal processes. An overview is given of the general formulas and experiments regarding removal processes. Sections 3 and 4 contain specific removal methods for trace organic chemicals. Section 5 contains an application of the box model to simply account for all removal mechanisms discussed here. It soon became evident that there is disagreement among the experts regarding the quantitative estimation of removal of common pollutants, and nearly complete ignorance regarding specific organic chemicals.