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By Joseph M. Alcamo (auth.), C. De Wispelaere, Francis A. Schiermeier, Noor V. Gillani (eds.)

In 1969 the North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) demonstrated the Committee on demanding situations of contemporary Society (CCMS). the topic of pollution used to be from the beginning one of many precedence difficulties less than examine in the framework of varied pilot reviews undertaken through this Committee. The association of a every year convention facing pollution modeling and its software has turn into one of many major actions in the pilot research on the subject of pollution. The foreign convention used to be equipped for the 1st 5 years by way of the USA and for the second one 5 years through the Federal Republic of Germany. Belgium, represented by means of the leading Minister's workplace for technology coverage, grew to become accountable in 1980 for organizing the 3rd 5 years of the once a year convention. This quantity comprises the papers offered on the fifteenth NATO/CCMS foreign Technical assembly (ITM) on pollution Modeling and Its software, held in St. Louis, Missouri, from the fifteenth to nineteenth April 1985. This ITM used to be together equipped by means of the leading Minister's workplace for technological know-how coverage, Belgium (Pilot Country); by means of the Environmental safety organization, Atmospheric Sciences learn Laboratory, usa (Host Country); and by way of Washington college, Mechanical Engineering division (Host Organization).

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5 km. S. Department of Commerce. 45 are available elsewhere. 3 ,4 This section presents a brief summary of some of the unique features of the model. Figure 1 displays the vertical structure during daytime conditions. The top 3 layers are prognostic (predictive) and are free to locally expand and contract in response to changes in the physical processes occurring therein. During an entire simulation period horizontal advection and diffusion and gas phase chemistr) are modeled prognostically in the upper 3 layers.

4 billion/yr. These curves illustrate most of the features of this study discussed above. The rapidly increasing marginal cost of control imparts a much steeper feature to the cost curves than to the emission reduction curves. The end points of these curves represent all reasonable reductions in S02 emissions from coal-fired power plants. At these end points, the width of the range is approximately 3 kg/ha-yr, representing an estimate of the maximum absolute differences in wet deposition to be expected by designing cost-effective control strategies according to different climatological data.

Conceptually, this susceptibility could be manifested in two ways: 1) a strategy designed to achieve a particular deposition goal using one set of meteorological data might be distinctly 33 different from a strategy designed to achieve the same deposition goal using a different set of meteorological data; or 2) a strategy designed to achieve a particular deposition goal using one set of meteorological data might not achieve that goal in years when the meteorology is markedly different. It is the purpose of this paper to examine some of these questions.

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