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Title:Optical Remote Sensing of Airborne Particulate Matter to Quantify Opacity and Mass Emissions
Author(s):Du, Ke
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Rood, Mark J.
Department / Program:Civl and Environmental Engineering
Discipline:Civl and Environmental Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Environmental
Abstract:During the second stage of this research, a technique was developed to obtain in-situ measurements of PM mass emissions for the dust plumes that are generated from unique military activities. The method was then tested in the field to measure dust emissions from artillery back blast and tracked vehicle movement in desert areas. Dust plumes were also characterized by developing contour maps that describe the plumes' horizontal and vertical dimensions, light transmittance, and temporal variability of size specific PM mass concentrations.
Issue Date:2007
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:133 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/83338
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3290224
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2007


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