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By Joseph M. Alcamo (auth.), C. De Wispelaere, Francis A. Schiermeier, Noor V. Gillani (eds.)

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In 1969 the North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) validated the Committee on demanding situations of recent Society (CCMS). the topic of pollution used to be from the beginning one of many precedence difficulties below research in the framework of varied pilot reviews undertaken by means of this Committee. The association of a every year convention facing pollution modeling and its program has turn into one of many major actions in the pilot examine on the subject of pollution. The overseas convention used to be geared up for the 1st 5 years by way of the us and for the second one 5 years through the Federal Republic of Germany. Belgium, represented by means of the best Minister's workplace for technology coverage, grew to become dependable in 1980 for organizing the 3rd 5 years of the once a year convention. This quantity includes the papers provided on the fifteenth NATO/CCMS overseas Technical assembly (ITM) on pollution Modeling and Its software, held in St. Louis, Missouri, from the fifteenth to nineteenth April 1985. This ITM used to be together prepared via the major Minister's place of work for technology coverage, Belgium (Pilot Country); through the Environmental defense supplier, Atmospheric Sciences examine Laboratory, usa (Host Country); and via Washington college, Mechanical Engineering division (Host Organization).

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90439 INTRODUCTION One of the maj or problems with designing control strategies for acidic deposition is that potential future deposition patterns must be simulated using past meteorological conditions. We can estimate the future emission patterns that would result from the implementation of a given control strategy, but efforts to predict what effect these emission patterns would have on future deposition levels are hampered by uncertainty about future' transport and deposition climatology. This problem has been set aside in most previous work by using a single past year of meteorological data as a surrogate for all future years.

15 over a range of CEs and sensitive areas; and (2) the effectiveness values are probably less than stated because of the likely non-linearities between S02 emissions and wet sulfate depositions on these space and time scales; and (3) the resulting depositions are probably marginally detectable due to the relatively large variabilities in observed depositions in at least one of the sensitive areas (Adirondacks) relative to the magnitude of the emission reduction. 27 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS It is generally known that wet sulfate depositions are greatest in the summer season when the precipitation amounts are generally greatest and S02 to S042- photo- and aqueous-phase chemistries are enhanced by abundant solar radiation, moisture, and pollutants like oxidants.

28-30(1983). 3. B. L. 3, 77th Annual Meeting of the Air Pollution Control Association, June 24-29, San Francisco, CA, Pittsburgh, PA(1984). 4. B. L. Niemann, The Feasibility and Effectiveness of Summer Season or Episodic S02 Emission Controls to Reduce Acidic Deposition in Eastern North America, Acid Rain Staff Paper, Office of Air and Radiation, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D. C. ) 5. Work Group 3B (Emissions, Costs, and Engineering Assessment), Final Report Submitted to the Coordinating Committee in Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Memorandum of Intent on Transboundary Air Pollution (June 15, 1982).

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