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Title: 1986 wet deposition temporal and spatial patterns in North America

Abstract

The focus of this report is on North American wet deposition temporal patterns from 1979 to 1986 and spatial patterns for 1986. The report provides statistical distribution summaries of annual precipitation-weighted average concentration and annual deposition for nine ion species: hydrogen, sulfate, nitrate, ammonium, calcium, chloride, sodium, potassium, and magnesium. The data in the report are from the Acid Depositing System (ADS) for the statistical reporting of North American deposition data. Isopleth maps, based on surface estimation using kriging, display concentration and deposition spatial patterns of pH, hydrogen, sulfate, nitrate, ammonium, and calcium ion species for 1986 annual, winter, and summer periods. The temporal pattern analyses use a subset of 30 sites over an 8-year (1979-1986) period and an expanded subset of 137 sites with greater spatial coverage over a 5-year (1982-1986) period. The 8-year period represents the longest period with wet deposition monitoring data unavailable that has a sufficient number of sites with data of known quality to allow a descriptive summary of annual temporal patterns. 19 refs., 105 figs., 29 tabs.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6000707
Report Number(s):
PNL-6933
ON: DE89014372
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ACID RAIN; DEPOSITION; AMMONIA; ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY; CALCIUM; COMPILED DATA; ECOLOGICAL CONCENTRATION; HYDROGEN; MAGNESIUM; NITRATES; NORTH AMERICA; POTASSIUM; SODIUM; SULFATES; TIME DEPENDENCE; ALKALI METALS; ALKALINE EARTH METALS; ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATIONS; CHEMISTRY; DATA; ELEMENTS; HYDRIDES; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INFORMATION; METALS; NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; NITROGEN HYDRIDES; NONMETALS; NUMERICAL DATA; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; RAIN; SULFUR COMPOUNDS; 500200* - Environment, Atmospheric- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Olsen, A R. 1986 wet deposition temporal and spatial patterns in North America. United States: N. p., 1989. Web. doi:10.2172/6000707.
Olsen, A R. 1986 wet deposition temporal and spatial patterns in North America. United States. doi:10.2172/6000707.
Olsen, A R. Sat . "1986 wet deposition temporal and spatial patterns in North America". United States. doi:10.2172/6000707. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6000707.
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title = {1986 wet deposition temporal and spatial patterns in North America},
author = {Olsen, A R},
abstractNote = {The focus of this report is on North American wet deposition temporal patterns from 1979 to 1986 and spatial patterns for 1986. The report provides statistical distribution summaries of annual precipitation-weighted average concentration and annual deposition for nine ion species: hydrogen, sulfate, nitrate, ammonium, calcium, chloride, sodium, potassium, and magnesium. The data in the report are from the Acid Depositing System (ADS) for the statistical reporting of North American deposition data. Isopleth maps, based on surface estimation using kriging, display concentration and deposition spatial patterns of pH, hydrogen, sulfate, nitrate, ammonium, and calcium ion species for 1986 annual, winter, and summer periods. The temporal pattern analyses use a subset of 30 sites over an 8-year (1979-1986) period and an expanded subset of 137 sites with greater spatial coverage over a 5-year (1982-1986) period. The 8-year period represents the longest period with wet deposition monitoring data unavailable that has a sufficient number of sites with data of known quality to allow a descriptive summary of annual temporal patterns. 19 refs., 105 figs., 29 tabs.},
doi = {10.2172/6000707},
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