Air Pollution Impact Of A Suburban Highway Segment

Design traffic volumes, vehicle emission factors and meteorological data are used to assess the impact of a suburban limited-access highway segment. Mesoscale effects are determined by emission inventory techniques. Microscale effects are determined using a pollutant dispersion model developed by th...

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Journal Title: Environmental letters Vol. 8; no. 3; pp. 259 - 281
Authors: C. Michael Kelly, James J. Schuster, Edward F. Guinan Jr.
Format: Article
Published: 1975
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Summary: Design traffic volumes, vehicle emission factors and meteorological data are used to assess the impact of a suburban limited-access highway segment. Mesoscale effects are determined by emission inventory techniques. Microscale effects are determined using a pollutant dispersion model developed by the California Division of Highways. The air pollution impact of the highway segment is small, and should not be considered a significant criteria for decisions concerning construction of the hyghway.
ISSN: 0013-9300