Dry deposition of urban surfaces

Jørn Roed

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    Abstract

    In order to facilitate developing a model for deposition in urban areas, beryllium-7, created by cosmic radiation and fall-out cesium-137, have been used as tracers in
    measurements designed to find the dry deposition velocity on building surfaces. A literature review has revealed that very little work has been done on deposition in urban areas; therefore, a major effort on measuring the deposition parameter is needed to construct reliable models in this field. Deposition velocities in the range from 0.001-0.04 cm/s have been found.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages23
    ISBN (Print)87-550-1069-5
    Publication statusPublished - 1985
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number515
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-515
    • Risø-R-515(EN)

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