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atmospheric transport

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The movement of air pollutants from one region to another via the atmosphere, which may be for hundreds or even thousands of kilometres and can cross national boundaries to create...

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Atmospheric Transport of Radionuclides

Todd V. Crawford, Charles W. Miller and Allen H. Weber.

in Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis

July 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 25278 words.

This chapter assists professionals in selecting and properly using atmospheric transport, diffusion, and deposition models to estimate the transport and deposition of radionuclides released...

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atmospheric transport

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The movement of air pollutants from one region to another via the atmosphere, which may be for hundreds or even thousands of kilometres and can cross national boundaries to create...

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atmospheric transport

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

The movement of air pollutants from one region to another via the atmosphere, which may be for hundreds or

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atmospheric transport

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

The movement of *air pollutants from one region to another via the *atmosphere, which may be for

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atmospheric transport

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

The movement of *air pollutants from one region to another via the *atmosphere, which may be for

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An attempt for modeling the atmospheric transport of 3H around Kakrapar Atomic Power Station

A. K. Patra, D. P. Nankar, C. P. Joshi, S. Venkataraman, D. Sundar and A. G. Hegde.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 3175 words.

Prediction of downwind tritium air concentrations in the environment around Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) was studied on the basis of Gaussian plume dispersion model. The tritium air...

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Assimilation of xylem-transported CO2 is dependent on transpiration rate but is small relative to atmospheric fixation

Jasper Bloemen, Mary Anne McGuire, Doug P. Aubrey, Robert O. Teskey and Kathy Steppe.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

May 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6753 words.

The effect of transpiration rate on internal assimilation of CO2 released from respiring cells has not previously been quantified. In this study, detached branches of Populus deltoides were...

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On the research needed to better characterise natural radioactivity accumulated in the Arctic by long-range atmospheric transport

Jing Chen.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 3064 words.

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Can the confidence in long range atmospheric transport models be increased? The pan-european experience of ensemble

S. Galmarini, R. Bianconi, W. Klug, T. Mikkelsen, R. Addis, S. Andronopoulos, P. Astrup, A. Baklanov, J. Bartniki, J. C. Bartzis, R. Bellasio, F. Bompay, R. Buckley, M. Bouzom, H. Champion, R. D'Amours, E. Davakis, H. Eleveld, G. T. Geertsema, H. Glaab, M. Kollax, M. Ilvonen, A. Manning, U. Pechinger, C. Persson, E. Polreich, S. Potemski, M. Prodanova, J. Saltbones, H. Slaper, M. A. Sofiev, D. Syrakov, J. H. Sørensen, L. Van der Auwera, I. Valkama and R. Zelazny.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 2371 words.

Is atmospheric dispersion forecasting an important asset of the early-phase nuclear emergency response management? Is there a ‘perfect atmospheric dispersion model’? Is there a way to make...

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Seasonal response of photosynthetic electron transport and energy dissipation in the eighth year of exposure to elevated atmospheric CO2 (FACE) in Pinus taeda (loblolly pine)

Barry A. Logan, Andrew Combs, Kalisa Myers, Rose Kent, Lela Stanley and David T. Tissue.

in Tree Physiology

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6356 words.

To determine the effect of growth under elevated CO2 partial pressures (pCO2) on photosynthetic electron transport and photoprotective energy dissipation, we examined light-saturated net...

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Gothenburg Protocol

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 29 words.

An international treaty, signed in 1999, governing the implementation of measures to reduce the long-range transport of atmospheric pollutants.

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Gothenburg Protocol

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

An international treaty, signed in 1999, governing the implementation of measures to reduce the long-range transport of atmospheric pollutants. See also Convention on Long-Range...

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Atmospheric Chemistry, Modeling, and Biogeochemistry of Mercury

Noelle Eckley Selin.

in Mercury in the Environment

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5912 words.

Current knowledge about the atmospheric chemistry and biogeochemistry of environmental mercury is summarized and analyzed. The global budget of mercury is described, including emission and...

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Methodology for evaluation of possible consequences of accidental atmospheric releases of hazardous matter

A. Mahura, A. Baklanov and J. Havskov Sørensen.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 0 words.

Sites exist with high levels of risk of accidental atmospheric releases. These releases can be hazardous nuclear, chemical, and biological matter. Such accidents may occur during transport...

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Present and future studies on environmental radioactivity in Japan

Hiromi Yamazawa.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

July 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 1810 words.

In this paper, recent studies on environmental radioactivity are briefly reviewed. Considering the growing dependency on nuclear energy in Asia, emphasis has been given to 14C cycle at the...

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compressed gas

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 52 words.

A gas or a mixture of gases at a pressure greater than atmospheric pressure. Compressed gases occupy a smaller volume than their uncompressed state and can therefore be conveniently...

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Aerospace medicine

D.M. Denison and M. Bagshaw.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 6331 words.

Travel by air is a safe means of transport, but puts people at various physiological risks and is a potential means of spreading infectious disease.

Physiological risks...

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ARAC and its Modernisation

J.S. Ellis, R.L. Lee, D.A. Sumikawa and T.J. Sullivan.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 0 words.

The Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability (ARAC), located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has embarked on a multi-year modernisation effort that began over two years ago and is...

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Atmospheric physics

Paul I. Palmer.

in The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atmospheric Sciences. 6976 words.

Earth’s atmosphere is tied closely with the Sun. The Sun emits electromagnetic radiation at a wide range of wavelengths. Radiation is transported through the atmosphere by transmission,...

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Greenhouse gas flux inversion

F. Chevallier.

in Advanced Data Assimilation for Geosciences

October 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Physics. 3232 words.

This chapter is a short overview of the art of inferring CO2 sources and sinks from atmospheric mole fraction measurements, with an opening towards other greenhouse gases, such as methane,...

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