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Air Pollution : Assessment Methodology and Modeling - Erich Weber

Air Pollution

Assessment Methodology and Modeling

By: Erich Weber (Editor)

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Published: 30th September 1982
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established the "Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society" (CCMS) at the November 1969 meeting of the North Atlantic Council. The CCMS was charged with developing meaningful environmen­ tal and social programs that complement other international pro­ grams, and with showing leadership, first, in solution of exist­ ing problems and, second, in development of long-range goals for environmental protection in the NATO sphere of influence and in other countries as well. A first Pilot Study on Air Pollution was initiated by the CCMS at its inaugural meeting in December 1969. The United States (Environmental Protection Agency) has been the pilot nation with the Federal Republic of Germany (Federal Minis­ try of the Interior) and Turkey (Scientific and Technical Rese­ arch Council) as co-pilot nations. The Pilot Study on Air Pollution was an action program de­ signed to demonstrate and encourage the utilization of existing knowledge for the development of air quality management programs. It entailed the demonstration of a systems approach to air quali­ ty management. Case studies have been carried out in Ankara, Turkey; Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany; St. Louis, U.S.; Oslo, Norway; and South Holland Region, The Netherlands (NATO/CCMS Report No. 6, Appendices A- E).

1: Air Quality Management Systems.- 2: Introduction to Air Quality Modeling.- 3: Uses and Needs for Air Quality Modeling.- 4: Fundamentals for the Application of a Gaussian Plume Model.- 5: Practical Demonstration of Multiple-Source Urban Air Quality Simulation Models.- 6: Air Pollution Emissions Inventory Systems.- 7: Air Pollution Emissions Projecting.- 8: Summary.- 9: Glossary of Terms Generally Used in Air Pollution Assessment Methodology and Modeling.- Appendix I - Names and Addresses of Panel Members.- Appendix II - NATO/CCMS Documents on the First Air Pollution Pilot Study.- Appendix III - NATO/CCMS Documents on the Pilot Study on Air Pollution Assessment Methodology and Modeling.- Appendix IV - List of the Meetings of the Working Group and the Panels.

ISBN: 9780306409974
ISBN-10: 0306409976
Series: NATO CHALLENGES OF MODERN SOCIETY
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 330
Published: 30th September 1982
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 1.48