Accession Number:

ADA058569

Title:

AIRMOD--A General Program for the Rapid Assessment of Airborne Pollutants.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN ILL

Report Date:

1978-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

This report describes the initial design of a general program for the rapid assessment of airborne pollutants AIRMOD. The system includes procedures for 1 long-term and short-term evaluations, 2 the determination of point and line source emitters, 3 limited mixing conditions, and 4 corrections for major topographic features. AIRMOD output is presented as a table of pollutant concentration estimates for all possible weather conditions. The basic model is Gaussian plume dispersion of conservative pollutants. Its primary application is for sulfur oxides, carbon monoxide, and particulates less than 10 microns in diameter. Models for other types of pollutants are still under consideration. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Air Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE