Protocols for evaluating oxidant mechanisms for urban and regional models

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Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , Research Triangle Park, NC
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Statementby H.E. Jeffries, M.W. Gery, W.P.L. Carter
ContributionsGery, M. W, Carter, William P. L, Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory (U.S.)
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Protocols for Evaluating Oxidant Mechanisms Used in Urban and Regional Models H. Jeffries, M. Gery, W. Carter Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering School of Public Health University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC.

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PROTOCOLS FOR EVALUATING OXIDATANT MECHANISMS FOR URBAN AND REGIONAL MODELS June, Final Report to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Cooperative Agreement (EPA/R/) View Abstract Download Document; William P. Carter, John A Pierce, Irina L. Malkina, Dongmin Luo, and William D. Long. Status of Urban Oxidant Models A synopsis of air quality simulation models for photo­ chemical oxidants is given below.

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William P. L Carter, Dongmin Luo, Irina L Malkina, and Dennis Fitzare with the College of Engineering Center forEnvironmentalResearch and'Technology, University of. reactive intermediates and mechanisms, and technology development has been slower. Ozone (O3) is a strong oxidant that has been used in the subsurface but in much more limited application than permanganate and Fenton-driven oxidation.

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