Application of RAMS within the ARL emergency response program for the Susquehanna nuclear plant exercise

 

McQueen, J.T., R.R. Draxler, and G.D. Rolph

 

Preprints, Second RAMS User's Workshop, Ft. Collins, CO, 15-17 February, 1994, ASTER, Inc., 38 p.

 

Introduction Oneof the functions of the Air Resources Laboratory (ARL) of NOAA is to predict the consequences of atmospheric releases of radioactivity and other potentially harmful materials. This paper will overview use of the Regional Atmospheric Modelling System (RAMS; Pielke et al., 1992) for the ARL emergency response program to simulate local circulations and drive the ARL transport and dispersion models.

 

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