- n. alternative spelling of air shed.
“Egyptian evacuees sleep in an airshed after fleeing from Libya, on February 25, 2011, at the Ras Jdir border post, near the Tunisian city of Ben Guerdane.”
“A hazardous air pollutant such as benzene that does not mix in the airshed can cause localized "hot spots.”
“The lower Lake Michigan airshed is in severe “non-attainment” for ozone and seriously out of compliance for particulate matter pollution -- the kind of pollution that gets deeply into the lungs and can even pass into the bloodstream, with devastating consequences in the form of heart failure and asthma.”
“We were already especially concerned about increases in volatile organic compound releases as a result of the proposed expansion, including benzene, which contribute to the extreme, unhealthy ozone levels in the lower Lake Michigan airshed.”
“Smog is further favored by stable meteorological conditions, when the urban emissions are held in an urban airshed by the atmospheric inversion layer, acting like a lid over a reaction vessel, and thus preventing dispersion.”
“Vaal airshed, which would be used as a basis when air quality management decisions are taken in priority areas.”
“In 1976, we had just completed what turned out to be the first urban airshed simulation using a grid model with realistic photochemistry.”
“At one point one of the senior scientists said that I was "essential" to any urban airshed modeling project that SAI wanted to undertake.”
“The Denver region at that time had one major power plant that was responsible for something like 30%-40% of all the nitrogen oxides emitted into the Denver airshed.”
“In the Los Angeles airshed (near my residence) are ten million vehicles.”
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