Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Agronomy
Journal or Book Title
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
Temperature and wind speed measurements over a 6-year period from a 32 m tower located in a primarily rural area are used to assess the pollutant-dispersive characteristics of a rural site. A monthly comparison of a crude pollution-trapping index shows July through September the most favorable, and December through February the least favorable, months for the trapping of contaminants emitted from ground-based sources in rural areas.
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Takle, Eugene S.; Shaw, R. H.; and Vaughan, H. C., "Low-level stability and pollutant trapping potential for a rural area" (1976). Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Publications. 188.