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Finally, plumes from the above four sites were compared for similar
environmental conditions (stagnant or small ambient currents). The Waukegan
site demonstrated the most rapid plume dilution in terms of centerline tem-
perature decay and isotherm areas due to its large outfall densimetric Froude
Number (. 9.7). The State Line site with its low initial densimetric Froude
Number (~ 1) showed the least rapid plume dispersion. The Point Beach Unit 1
and Palisades discharges, although having nearly equal heat-rejection rates
and initial densimetric Froude Numbers (z 2.4), had significantly differing
plume characteristics due to the large outfall aspect ratio difference and
secondarily upon the magnitude of site-dependent ambient currents. The
Palisades plumes had a generally slower centerline temperature decay and
larger areas than Point Beach due mainly to its much larger aspect ratio.
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Kyser, J.M.; Paddock, R.A. & Policastro, A.J. Analysis of three years of complete-field temperature data from different sites of heated surface discharges into Lake Michigan, article, January 1, 1974; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1023368/m1/3/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.