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Main Title Application of a data-assimilating prognostic meteorological model to two urban areas /
Author Douglas, Sharon G.
CORP Author Systems Applications International, San Rafael, CA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Lab.
Publisher Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600/R-92/221; EPA-68-D9-0066
Stock Number PB93-126571
Subjects Air--Pollution--Measurement--Mathematical models. ; Urban climatology--Mathematical models. ; SAIMM (Computer model)
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Atmospheric models ; Pollution transport ; Urban areas ; Ozone ; Lake Michigan ; Air pollution monitoring ; Atmospheric temperature ; Wind profiles ; Los Angeles(California)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB93-126571 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 80 unnumbered pages ; 28 cm
In the study the authors have used a data-assimilating prognostic meteorological model, the Systems Applications International Mesoscale Model (SAIMM), to generate meteorological fields suitable for photochemical modeling of two urban areas: Los Angeles, California and the Lower Lake Michigan area which includes Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Gary, Indiana; and Muskegon, Michigan. The objectives of the study were to test the ability of the SAIMM to provide accurate meteorological fields for photochemical modeling of the Los Angeles and Lower Lake Michigan urban areas and to investigate the meteorological data requirements needed to support the use of the SAIMM four-dimensional data assimilation (FDDA) procedure. For Los Angeles the SAIMM/FDDA procedure was tested using observational data collected during the 1987 Southern California Air Quality Study (SCAQS) and was applied to 25 June (one of the SCAQS episode days); for the Lower Lake Michigan area the procedure was tested using observational data collected during the 1991 Lake Michigan Ozone Study (LMOS) and was applied to 26 June (one of the LMOS episode days).
"EPA/600/R-92/221." EPA project officers: James M. Godowitch and Shao-Hang Chu. "August 1992." Microfiche.