Title: Development of a distributed air pollutant dry deposition modeling framework
Author: Hirabayashi, Satoshi; Kroll, Charles N.; Nowak, David J.;
Source: Environmental Pollution. 171: 9-17.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: A distributed air pollutant dry deposition modeling systemwas developed with a geographic information system (GIS) to enhance the functionality of i-Tree Eco (i-Tree, 2011). With the developed system, temperature, leaf area index (LAI) and air pollutant concentration in a spatially distributed form can be estimated, and based on these and other input variables, dry deposition of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and particulate matter less than 10 microns (PM10) to trees can be spatially quantified. Employing nationally available road network, traffic volume, air pollutant emission/measurement and meteorological data, the developed system provides a framework for the U.S. city managers to identify spatial patterns of urban forest and locate potential areas for future urban forest planting and protection to improve air quality. To exhibit the usability of the framework, a case study was performed for July and August of 2005 in Baltimore, MD.
Keywords: Air pollutant, Distributed model, Dry deposition, UFORE, Geographic information system
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Hirabayashi, Satoshi; Kroll, Charles N.; Nowak, David J. 2012. Development of a distributed air pollutant dry deposition modeling framework. Environmental Pollution. 171: 9-17.
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