Large-scale multimedia modeling applications

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Over the past decade, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and other agencies have faced increasing scrutiny for a wide range of environmental issues related to past and current practices. A number of large-scale applications have been undertaken that required analysis of large numbers of potential environmental issues over a wide range of environmental conditions and contaminants. Several of these applications, referred to here as large-scale applications, have addressed long-term public health risks using a holistic approach for assessing impacts from potential waterborne and airborne transport pathways. Multimedia models such as the Multimedia Environmental Pollutant Assessment System (MEPAS) were designed ... continued below

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Droppo, J.G. Jr.; Buck, J.W.; Whelan, G.; Strenge, D.L.; Castleton, K.J. & Gelston, G.M. August 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
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Over the past decade, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and other agencies have faced increasing scrutiny for a wide range of environmental issues related to past and current practices. A number of large-scale applications have been undertaken that required analysis of large numbers of potential environmental issues over a wide range of environmental conditions and contaminants. Several of these applications, referred to here as large-scale applications, have addressed long-term public health risks using a holistic approach for assessing impacts from potential waterborne and airborne transport pathways. Multimedia models such as the Multimedia Environmental Pollutant Assessment System (MEPAS) were designed for use in such applications. MEPAS integrates radioactive and hazardous contaminants impact computations for major exposure routes via air, surface water, ground water, and overland flow transport. A number of large-scale applications of MEPAS have been conducted to assess various endpoints for environmental and human health impacts. These applications are described in terms of lessons learned in the development of an effective approach for large-scale applications.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96002615

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  • Summer national meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Boston, MA (United States), 30 Jul - 2 Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE96002615
  • Report No.: PNL-SA--26455
  • Report No.: CONF-9507119--7
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 158464
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620710

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Droppo, J.G. Jr.; Buck, J.W.; Whelan, G.; Strenge, D.L.; Castleton, K.J. & Gelston, G.M. Large-scale multimedia modeling applications, article, August 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620710/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.