By R.R. Scorer (Auth.)
Written by way of a exotic overseas scientist, who has made basic contributions at the climatic dating among pollution and meteorology, the ebook presents a compendium of real looking examples of pollution behaviour. After starting with a common survey he is taking us via a learn of diffusion mechanisms together with pollutants from commercial chimneys and street site visitors. pollution meteorology covers boundary layer scaling, pre-processing meteorological info, air caliber administration, city meteorology, and atmospheric chemistry (oxides of nitrogen are valuable to ozone chemistry) with debts of standard pollution episodes and a short dictionary of air pollutants.
- Provides a compendium of life like examples of pollution behaviour
- Includes a finished learn of diffusion mechanisms, together with toxins from business chimneys and highway traffic
- Covers boundary layer scaling, pre-processing meteorological info, air caliber administration, city meteorology, pollution and atmospheric chemistry
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As the condensed moisture evaporates only the whitish cement dust remains. 2 Cement works plumes in turbulence due to thermal convection, near Thurrock on the North side of the Thames Estuary. Sec. 3 Warner's steel works on Teesside emitting a sulphurous plume which is becoming sinuous while thermal turbulence is increasing in the sunshine. 4 Gusty thermal turbulence brings down the plume to the ground at Ironbridge old power station. The cooling by the river has since this picture been replaced by cooling towers, taller chimneys and greater production of power.
To supply the load required for separation of uranium isotopes for the first nuclear bomb in 1943, a nozzle was fitted to the fourth old stack but only raised the plume less than the increase in height of the other new stacks in a not very strong wind. Sec. 2 The jet of this steam engine's safety valve ceased to raise it after only a short rise. 3 This architect's fancy which reduced the efflux velocity also caused flagging which blackened the chimney top and parts of the building soon after the oil furnace was first ignited.
1 One of the world's tallest chimneys, whose plume slightly overshoots an inversion before falling back to a steady level at the metallurgical mine at Sudbury, Ontario. A. & J. 3 Some of the most spectacular chimney plumes are trapped under inversions to become the first sign that there is a stable layer there. The model in which it is assumed that all plumes continue to spread to wider proportions becomes obviously inapplicable. 2 The power station plume at Fairbanks, Alaska, in mid winter where a car exhaust smog persists under a cloud made by the plume.
Air Pollution Meteorology by R.R. Scorer (Auth.)