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Title: Updated model assessment of pollution at major U. S. airports

Abstract

The air quality impact of aircraft at and around Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was simulated for hours of peak aircraft operation and 'worst case' pollutant dispersion conditions by using an updated version of the Argonne Airport Vicinity Air Pollution model; field programs at LAX, O'Hara, and John F. Kennedy International Airports determined the 'worst case' conditions. Maximum carbon monoxide concentrations at LAX were low relative to National Ambient Air Quality Standards; relatively high and widespread hydrocarbon concentrations indicated that aircraft emissions may aggravate oxidant problems near the airport; nitrogen oxide concentrations were close to the levels set in proposed standards. Data on typical time-in-mode for departing and arriving aircraft, the 8/4/77 diurnal variation in airport activity, and carbon monoxide concentration isopleths are given, and the update factors in the model are discussed.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne Natl. Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
6732450
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6732450
Report Number(s):
CONF-781043-
Journal ID: CODEN: JPCAA
Resource Type:
Conference
Journal Name:
J. Air Pollut. Control Assoc.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 29:2; Conference: Conference on air quality and aviation, Reston, VA, USA, 16 Oct 1978
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; AIR POLLUTION; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; AIRCRAFT; EMISSION; AIR QUALITY; AIRPORTS; CARBON MONOXIDE; HYDROCARBONS; LOS ANGELES; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; NITROGEN OXIDES; CALIFORNIA; CARBON COMPOUNDS; CARBON OXIDES; CHALCOGENIDES; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; FEDERAL REGION IX; NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; NORTH AMERICA; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; POLLUTION; SIMULATION; USA 500200* -- Environment, Atmospheric-- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport-- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Yamartino, R.J., and Rote, D.M. Updated model assessment of pollution at major U. S. airports. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Yamartino, R.J., & Rote, D.M. Updated model assessment of pollution at major U. S. airports. United States.
Yamartino, R.J., and Rote, D.M. Thu . "Updated model assessment of pollution at major U. S. airports". United States.
@article{osti_6732450,
title = {Updated model assessment of pollution at major U. S. airports},
author = {Yamartino, R.J. and Rote, D.M.},
abstractNote = {The air quality impact of aircraft at and around Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was simulated for hours of peak aircraft operation and 'worst case' pollutant dispersion conditions by using an updated version of the Argonne Airport Vicinity Air Pollution model; field programs at LAX, O'Hara, and John F. Kennedy International Airports determined the 'worst case' conditions. Maximum carbon monoxide concentrations at LAX were low relative to National Ambient Air Quality Standards; relatively high and widespread hydrocarbon concentrations indicated that aircraft emissions may aggravate oxidant problems near the airport; nitrogen oxide concentrations were close to the levels set in proposed standards. Data on typical time-in-mode for departing and arriving aircraft, the 8/4/77 diurnal variation in airport activity, and carbon monoxide concentration isopleths are given, and the update factors in the model are discussed.},
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journal = {J. Air Pollut. Control Assoc.; (United States)},
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volume = 29:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
}

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