publication . Book . 1996

Modeling of Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Heavy Metals in the Katowice Province

Uliasz, M.; Olendrzynski, K.;
  • Published: 01 Nov 1996
  • Publisher: WP-96-123
  • Country: Austria
A large part of Poland's heavy industry, notably hard coal mining, ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy and power generation, is located in the Katowice province. Therefore, this heavy industrialized region, which is populated by four million people, experiences considerable problems with air pollution. In the METKAT study launched by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis we attempt to model atmospheric depositions of arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb) and zinc (Zn) which are among the highest in Europe. The applied modeling approach consists of performing detailed simulations of atmospheric transport and deposition of heavy metals with horizo...
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