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Book Reviews Workbook of Atmospheric Dispersion pages (including three pages of sketches and tables), Estimates: An Introduction to Dispersion the author gives a brief discussion of how the atmo- Modeling. D. Bruce Turner. 1994. 163 pp. $79.95. sphere disperses material and what a dispersion Hardbound . CRC Press. ISBN 1 -56670-023-X . model is. I would urge the reader to read the introduction and This book is a revision of the Workbook of Atmo- then to skip to chapter 5, entitled "Putting Gaussian spheric Dispersion Estimates, by D. Bruce Turner, Methods into Perspective." In this two-page chapter, which was first published in 1967. The original work- the author provides a valuable discussion of the situ- book has helped to introduce countless engineers and ations for which Gaussian models are and are not ap- scientists to air quality modeling. My own copy is well plicable, giving particular attention to those situations worn. It served to introduce me to air quality model- for which Gaussian methods are less applicable. In my ing and as a reference to the equations and charts by view, it is valuable information that the reader should which I could quickly make estimates of concentra- be aware of before http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-77.2.361
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Workbook of Atmospheric Dispersion pages (including three pages of sketches and tables), Estimates: An Introduction to Dispersion the author gives a brief discussion of how the atmo- Modeling. D. Bruce Turner. 1994. 163 pp. $79.95. sphere disperses material and what a dispersion Hardbound . CRC Press. ISBN 1 -56670-023-X . model is. I would urge the reader to read the introduction and This book is a revision of the Workbook of Atmo- then to skip to chapter 5, entitled "Putting Gaussian spheric Dispersion Estimates, by D. Bruce Turner, Methods into Perspective." In this two-page chapter, which was first published in 1967. The original work- the author provides a valuable discussion of the situ- book has helped to introduce countless engineers and ations for which Gaussian models are and are not ap- scientists to air quality modeling. My own copy is well plicable, giving particular attention to those situations worn. It served to introduce me to air quality model- for which Gaussian methods are less applicable. In my ing and as a reference to the equations and charts by view, it is valuable information that the reader should which I could quickly make estimates of concentra- be aware of before

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Feb 1, 1996

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