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Main Title Design of the Clean Air Act Deposition Monitoring Network. (Chapter 7).
Author Holland, D. M. ; Baumgardner, R. ; Haas, T. ; Oehlert, G. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Lab. ;Wisconsin Univ.-Milwaukee. ;Minnesota Univ., St. Paul.
Publisher 1995
Year Published 1995
Report Number EPA/600/A-95/035;
Stock Number PB95-190492
Additional Subjects Air pollution monitoring ; Deposition ; Environmental transport ; Chemical compounds ; Design ; Clean Air Acts ; Networks ; Ecosystems ; Spatial distribution ; Trends ; Mathematical models ; Concentration(Composition) ; Land pollution ; Air quality ; State government ; National government ; Regional analysis ; Reprints ; Clean Air Act Status and Trends Monitoring Network
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB95-190492 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 05/26/1995
Collation 18p
Abstract The Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990 will have far-reaching effects on the monitoring of the deposition of atmospherically transported chemicals. The CAAA incorporate significant new regulatory requirements for emission reductions designed to reduce risks to public health and protect the natural environment. This paper presents the preliminary monitoring plan for a comprehensive network designed to provide adequate spatial coverage and reasonable temporal trend resolution for chemical deposition variables. While much of this network is regional or national in scope, it also includes a focus on increased monitoring in sensitive ecosystems areas such as high elevation sites and watersheds. The design process involved an evaluation of the uncertainty in the spatial prediction of unknown deposition levels at non-monitored sites and the ability of existing networks to detect and quantify temporal changes in precipitation sulfate. To meet the challenge posed by the CAAA, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initiated the development of the Clean Air Act Status and Trends Monitoring Network (CASTNET) which is structured to provide an integrated, interagency approach to large-scale rural monitoring and assessment.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Wisconsin Univ.-Milwaukee. and Minnesota Univ., St. Paul.
Title Annotations Reprint: Design of the Clean Air Act Deposition Monitoring Network. (Chapter 7).
Category Codes 68A; 57H; 43F; 91A
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/09
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 511717457
Origin NTIS
Type CAT