Meteorology as Related to Reactor Site Selection

by F.D. White,
D.H. Pack,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 3, Pg. 1-11

Document Type: Journal Paper


Routine release of radioactive gaseous wastes as well as possibility of accidental release is discussed in relation to site selection; main meteorological parameters of wind direction and speed, atmospheric stability and precipitation; atmospheric diffusion formulas presented to help assess problem of site selection. (see also Air Pollution Control Assn -- J v 6 n 3 Nov 1956 p 151-3, 170)

Subject Headings: Meteorology | Site investigation | Radioactive wastes | Waste sites | Air pollution | Route preferences | Wind speed | Wind direction

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