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Airshed: An airshed is a part of the atmosphere that behaves in a coherent way with respect to the dispersion of emissions. It typically forms an analytical or management unit. Also: A geographic boundary for air quality standards.

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Google previewU.S. Highway 101 Improvement Project, Vineyard Avenue to Johnson Drive, Cities of Oxnard and San Buenaventura, Ventura County (2001)

Environmental Impact Statement

The Oxnard Plain Airshed is an area of high air pollution potential because frequent temperature inversions tend to trap air pollutants in a limited atmospheric volume near the ground and hamper dispersion. In January, a surface inversion ...

Google previewWaste Isolation Pilot Plant, Construction (1980)

Environmental Impact Statement

The Airshed is a park resource. Polluted air can impair park resources in numerous ways, including leaching nutrients from the soil, acidification of water, structural or functional damage to vegetation with direct adverse impacts to wildlife, ...

Google previewSustainable Air Pollution Management (2015)

Theory and Practice by Ramesha Chandrappa, Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha

Define Airshed and formulate air quality Management plan An airshed is an area where air the movement (and, hence, air pollutants) can be restricted by local geographical/weather conditions. For the convenience of implementing policy, ...

Google previewWillamette National Forest (N.F.), Land and Resource(s) Management Plan (LRMP) (1990)

Environmental Impact Statement

Environmental Consequences Of The Alternatives On Air Clean air is a renewable resource, and the management of the airshed is a responsibility of all Federal natural resource managers. The Clean Air Act, ...

Google previewFundamentals of Air Pollution (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An airshed is a part of the atmosphere that behaves in a coherent way with respect to the dispersion of emissions. It typically forms an analytical or management unit. Also: A geographic boundary forairquality standards. a. Anticyclone b.

Google previewEnvironment and Development: An Economic Approach (2013)

by Jan Bojö, Karl-Göran Mäler, Lena Unemo

An airshed, for example, is used both for disposing wastes (air pollution) and for providing life supporting services (air for breathing). The airshed is a common property 2.

Google previewEnvironmental Economics (2007)

Theory and Applications by Katar Singh, Anil Shishodia

For example, an airshed is a pure collective good and a groundwater aquifer is a mixed collective good. Similarly, water from a public canal is a mixed collective good; once the dam and the water distribution system is built, the marginal ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Environmental Science (2007)

by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson

airshed An area with fairly homogeneous air mixing and affected by uniform air pollution sources, thus experiencing roughly the same air quality. Large-scale air movements commonly ...

Google previewPower Industry Dictionary (1996)

by Ann Chambers, Susan D. Kerr

Airshed An area or region defined by settlement patterns or geology that results in discrete atmospheric conditions. Albedo The fraction of incident light or electromagnetic radiation that is reflected by a surface or body. Algae Simple rootless ...

Google previewEnvironmental Law Lexicon (2015)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

TZ Treatment Zone UAC User Advisory Committee UAM Urban Airshed Model UAPSP Utility Acid Precipitation Study Program U ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Environmental Terms (1998)

by Kevin Morris, Joseph Reynolds, Louis Theodore

airshed - a concept employed in crude computations of air pollution concentrations to be expected from pollution sources, air motion, and chemical reaction rates. [5] airway - any conducting segment of the respiratory tract through which air ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Atmospheric inputs of elementssuch asNa maybe elevated at locations near sources of marine aerosols, whereas atmospheric deposition may beenriched withother cations asa result ofdust and industrialemissions generated in the airshed ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

airshed — A geographical area that shares the same air mass because of topography, meteorology, and climate. airspace ratio ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

urban airshed model Environment. a computational tool that assembles data from various sources to simulate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1998)

Volume 38 - Supplement 23: Algorithms for Designing Multimedia Storage Servers to Models and Architectures by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Figure 2 is a great example of the colored tile contour describing the concentration level for different species from the Urban Airshed Model (UAM). Isosurfaces They display surfaces of constant value within a volume. The general approach is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Chris Park, Michael Allaby

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

an airshed, ...


by McGraw-Hill Education

} airshed [METEOROL] The air supply in a given region. { 'er.shed} air sounding [METEOROL] The act of measuring atmospheric phenomena or determin— ing atmospheric conditions at altitude, especially by means of apparatus ...

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