Sulfur: Simulated Long-Range Transport in the Atmosphere

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Science  16 Oct 1970:
Vol. 170, Issue 3955, pp. 318-320
DOI: 10.1126/science.170.3955.318


One way to examine the question of whether or not air pollutants are transported over distances on a continental scale is by numerical simulation. A simple atmospheric transport and accumulation model, together with mean wind data and an estimated source distribution in Western Europe, were used in this study. The results suggest that Great Britain and Central Europe contribute to the observed concentrations of sulfur in Northern Europe.

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