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Main Title Variability in Patterns of Acid Deposition Resulting from Climatological Variability.
Author Shannon, J. D. ; Lesht, B. M. ; Samson, P. J. ;
CORP Author Argonne National Lab., IL. ;Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab.
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/600/D-85/292;
Stock Number PB86-135639
Additional Subjects Sulfur ; Air pollution ; Transport properties ; Climatology ; Sulfur dioxide ; Ohio ; West Virginia ; Pennsylvania ; Climatic changes ; Wet deposition ; Acid rain ; Advanced statistical trajectory regional air pollution model
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-135639 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 8p
Abstract Seasonal variability of sulfur wet deposition predictions have been assessed for a six-year period (1976-1981). From a 1980 SO2 emissions data base and a 1976-1981 meteorological data base, the Advanced Statistical Trajectory Regional Air Pollution (ASTRAP) model produced 30 seasonal and annual sulfur wet deposition patterns and source-receptor matrices for North America. In addition, patterns of the coefficients of variation were also produced. The annual wet deposition patterns were very similar with the maximum amounts predicted across eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. Variability of the seasonal patterns was more pronounced, especially for winter. The coefficients of variation were the smallest where the maximum depositions were predicted and greater in remote regions.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab.
PUB Date Free Form Dec 85
Category Codes 4B; 55C; 55F; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/09
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 607218242
Origin NTIS
Type CAT