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Main Title Development of Mesoscale Air Quality Simulation Models. Volume 1. Comparative Sensitivity Studies of PUFF, PLUME, and GRID Models for Long Distance Dispersion.
Author Bass, Arthur ; Benkley, Carl W. ; Scire, Joseph S. ; Morris, Charles S. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research and Technology, Inc., Concord, MA.;Environmental Sciences Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC. Meteorology and Assessment Div.;National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Research Triangle Park, NC. Meteorology Lab.
Year Published 1979
Report Number NOAA-03-6-02-35254; EPA-600/7-80-056 ; EPA/DF-80/007D
Stock Number PB80-227580
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Plumes ; Dispersions ; Mathematical models ; Computerized simulation ; Computer programs ; Fortran ; MESOPLUME computer program ; MESOPUFF computer program ; MESOGRID computer program ; Southwestern Region(United States)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB80-227580 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 221p
Abstract This report provides detailed comparisons and sensitivity analyses of three candidate models, MESOPLUME, MESOPUFF, and MESOGRID. This was not a validation study; there was no suitable regional air quality data base for the Four Corners area. Rather, the models have been evaluated by analyzing: model response to varying mesoscale flow regimes, model sensitivity to systematic variations in meteorological and model design parameters; and model accuracy versus computational requirements and costs.
Supplementary Notes For system on magnetic tape, see PB80-227549. Color illustrations reproduced in black and white.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept..
PUB Date Free Form Sep 79
Category Codes 13B; 9B; 68A; 91A; 86O
NTIS Prices PC A10/MF A01
Primary Description 600/09
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323785686
Origin NTIS
Type CAT