METEOROLOGICAL SUPPORT AND EVALUATION FOR HAZARDOUS CARGO EMERGENCIES

Describes the necessity for a meteorologist to evaluate the potential hazard in emergency situations where cargoes of toxic gases are involved. On-site observations of upper winds and atmospheric stability conditions, weather forecast information, and mathematical estimates of gas concentrations can be used for the delineation of possible hazard areas.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • The Proceedings consisting of about 45 papers (about 570 pages) will be available in a bound volume from NTIS about mid-February 1976. Papers from the Fourth International Symposium on Transport of Hazardous Cargoes by Sea & Inland Waterways, Jacksonville, Florida, October 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

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    Washington, DC  United States  20593
  • Authors:
    • Humphrey, P A
  • Publication Date: 1975-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 16 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127076
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Coast Guard
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM