Air Monitoring Network Design: Case Study

by Robert J. Graves, Assoc. Prof.; Dept. of Industrial Engrg. and Operations Research, Univ. of Mass., Amherst, Mass.,
Thomas D. Lee, Resident Inspector; Nuclear Fuel Services, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Erwin, Tenn.,
Leon F. McGinnis, Jr., Assoc. Prof.; School of Industrial and Systems Engrg., Georgia Inst. of Tech., Atlanta, Ga.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, 1981, Vol. 107, Issue 5, Pg. 941-955


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: This paper addresses the problem of air monitoring network design in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Use of a quantitative location model is described as part of a general solution procedure using diffusion modeling and statistical modeling. The case study is presented in detail, and issues of data base manipulation, computer resource requirements and solution interpretation are explored.

Subject Headings: Case studies | Statistics | Diffusion | Urban areas | Databases | North America | Georgia | United States | Atlanta

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