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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
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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.
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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
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