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Atlantic Coast Unique Regional Atmospheric Tracer Experiment (ACURATE) Information

Atlantic Coast Unique Regional Atmospheric Tracer Experiment (ACURATE) used Kr-85 emitted intermittently from the Savannah River Plant, SC (33.28N 081.66W) for the 18-month period from Spr.(Mar.,Apr.,May)1982 to Sum.(Jun.,Jul.,Aug.)1983.

5 sampling sites were arrayed along the U.S. east coast; Fayetteville, NC, Tarboro, NC, Norfolk,VA, Salisbury,MD took twice-daily samples, and Murray Hill, NJ. took daily samples.

Reference:
Heffter, J.L., J.F.Schubert, and G.A.Mead, 1984: Atlantic Coast Unique Regional Atmospheric Tracer Experiment (ACURATE). NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL ARL-130, 84, 15pp.

Modified: November 29, 2016
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