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Published by Dept. of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Oak Ridge, Tenn, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Atmospheric diffusion,
  • Cooling towers,
  • Chromium

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StatementFred G. Taylor, Environmental Sciences Division, Steven R. Hanna, Air Resources, Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Laboratory, and Patricia D. Parr, Environmental Sciences Division
SeriesORNL/TM ; 6131, Environmental Sciences Division publication ; no. 1275, Environmental Sciences Division publication -- no. 1275
ContributionsHanna, Steven R., joint author, Parr, Patricia D., joint author, Air Resources Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Environmental Sciences Division
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14881460M

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