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Main Title Evaluation of the Kriging Method to Predict 7-h Seasonal Mean Ozone Concentrations for Estimating Crop Losses (Journal Version).
Author Lefohn, A. S. ; Knudsen, H. P. ; Logan, J. A. ; Simpson, J. ; Bhumralkar, C. ;
CORP Author A.S.L. and Associates, Helena, MT. ;Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. ;Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs., Richland, WA. ;National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, MD.;Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Publisher c1987
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA-68-03-3246; EPA/600/J-87/465;
Stock Number PB89-144406
Additional Subjects Farm crops ; Ozone ; Forecasting ; Seasonal variations ; Surveys ; Oxygen ; Statistical analysis ; Economic impact ; Rural areas ; Urban areas ; Reprints ; Kriging ; Air pollution effects(Plants) ; National Crop Loss Assessment Network(NCLAN)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB89-144406 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 10p
Abstract Using kriging, a statistical technique, the National Crop Loss Assessment Network (NCLAN) program estimated growing season 5-month (May-September) ambient 7-h mean O3 concentrations for each of the major crop growing areas of the United States for 1978-1982. The O3 estimates were used to predict economic benefits anticipated by lowering O3 levels in the United States. The paper reviews NCLAN's use of kriging to estimate 7-h seasonal mean O3 concentrations for crop growing regions. Although the original kriging program used by NCLAN incorrectly calculated the diagonal elements of the kriging equations, this omission did not result in significant errors in the predicted estimates. Most of the data used in estimating the 7-h seasonal values were obtained from urban areas; the use of these data tended to underestimate the 7-h seasonal O3 concentrations in rural areas. It is recommended that only O3 data that are representative of agricultural areas and have been collected under accepted quality assurance programs be used in future kriging efforts. (Copyright (c) 1987 APCA.)
Supplementary Notes Pub. in JAPCA, v37 n5 p395-602 May 87. Prepared in cooperation with Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA., Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs., Richland, WA., and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, MD. Sponsored by Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Evaluation of the Kriging Method to Predict 7-h Seasonal Mean Ozone Concentrations for Estimating Crop Losses (Journal Version).
Category Codes 98D; 98B; 98G; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/02
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 908927576
Origin NTIS
Type CAT