Modeling air pollution in the Tracking and Analysis Framework (TAF)

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The Tracking and Analysis Framework (TAF) is a set of interactive computer models for integrated assessment of the Acid Rain Provisions (Title IV) of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. TAF is designed to execute in minutes on a personal computer, thereby making it feasible for a researcher or policy analyst to examine quickly the effects of alternate modeling assumptions or policy scenarios. Because the development of TAF involves researchers in many different disciplines, TAF has been given a modular structure. In most cases, the modules contain reduced-form models that are based on more complete models exercised off-line. The structure ... continued below

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Shannon, J.D. December 31, 1998.

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The Tracking and Analysis Framework (TAF) is a set of interactive computer models for integrated assessment of the Acid Rain Provisions (Title IV) of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. TAF is designed to execute in minutes on a personal computer, thereby making it feasible for a researcher or policy analyst to examine quickly the effects of alternate modeling assumptions or policy scenarios. Because the development of TAF involves researchers in many different disciplines, TAF has been given a modular structure. In most cases, the modules contain reduced-form models that are based on more complete models exercised off-line. The structure of TAF as of December 1996 is shown. Both the Atmospheric Pathways Module produce estimates for regional air pollution variables.

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  • 10. joint conference on the applications of air pollution meteorology, Phoenix, AZ (United States), 11-16 Jan 1998

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  • Other: DE98050239
  • Report No.: ANL/ER/CP--93572
  • Report No.: CONF-980116--
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 563259
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694117

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Shannon, J.D. Modeling air pollution in the Tracking and Analysis Framework (TAF), article, December 31, 1998; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694117/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.