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Title: A CASE STUDY OF CHLORINE TRANSPORT AND FATE FOLLOWING A LARGE ACCIDENTAL RELEASE

A CASE STUDY OF CHLORINE TRANSPORT AND FATE FOLLOWING A LARGE ACCIDENTAL RELEASE A train derailment that occurred in Graniteville, South Carolina during the early morning hours of 06 January, 2005 resulted in the prompt release of approximately 60 tons of chlorine to the environment. Comprehensive modeling of the transport and fate of this release was performed including the characterization of the initial three-phased chlorine release, a detailed determination of the local atmospheric conditions acting to generate, disperse, and deplete the chlorine vapor cloud, the establishment of physical exchange mechanisms between the airborne vapor and local surface waters, and local aquatic dilution and mixing.
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OSTI Identifier:1053021
Report Number(s):SRNL-STI-2012-00451
Journal ID: ISSN 1352-2310
DOE Contract Number:DE-AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:Journal Article
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Resource Relation:Journal Name: Atmospheric Environment; Journal Volume: 62
Research Org:SRS
Sponsoring Org:DOE
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES