Skip to Main Content
Fugitive dust from vehicles traveling on unpaved roadsAuthor(s): Thomas A. Cuscino; Robert Jennings Heinsohn; Clotworthy, Jr. Birnie
Source: In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 295-302
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
PDF: View PDF (299.46 KB)
DescriptionA model has been developed for estimating concentrations of fugitive dust downwind of an unpaved road within a factor of 2 for most cases. The model allows for winds oblique to the road and also for extraction of fugitive dust from the plume as it diffuses to the ground. Experiments were performed to determine the accuracy of the model in estimating downwind concentrations of fugitive dust generated by a vehicle travelling on a gravel road.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, firstname.lastname@example.org if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationCuscino, Thomas A.; Heinsohn, Robert Jennings; Birnie, Clotworthy, Jr. 1977. Fugitive dust from vehicles traveling on unpaved roads. In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 295-302
- Plume dispersion in four pine thinning scenarios: development of a simple pheromone dispersion model
- A large source of dust missing in particulate matter emission inventories? Wind erosion of post-fire landscapes
- Wind erosion of soils burned by wildfire
XML: View XML