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Objectives and strategies for a cooperative EPA/API field study
Author(s): John S. Lague; Judith O. Zwicker; Howard Feldman
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Paper Abstract

A description is provided of design considerations for a forthcoming cooperative field measurement study to evaluate optical remote sensing technology for potential use in directly measuring and/or inferring industrial air toxics emissions. The general layout of these experiements (tracer releases from simulated volume sources) also lends itself to development of dispersion data that can be used to test and improve upon existing volume source models. Accordingly, point sampling arrays will be deployed downwind of the tracer sources in addition to the remote sensing instruments. Sponsors of the cooperative field study include the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Emissions Measurement Branch, and the Office of Research and Development, Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory of the US EPA, and the American Petroleum Institute. The field measurements are scheduled to take place between December 5 and December 23, 1994 at an open field site near Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2365, Optical Sensing for Environmental and Process Monitoring, (31 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210817
Show Author Affiliations
John S. Lague, Ogden Environmental and Energy Services Co., Inc. (United States)
Judith O. Zwicker, Remote Sensing Air, Inc. (United States)
Howard Feldman, American Petroleum Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2365:
Optical Sensing for Environmental and Process Monitoring
Orman A. Simpson, Editor(s)

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