TITLE

Data-Driven Decisions

AUTHOR(S)
Katz, David
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Apr2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of on-site weather-monitoring devices and computer modeling systems in hazardous materials incident scenes. Real-time weather information is needed in evaluating the extent of contamination by airborne agents. Wind speed, wind direction and air temperature are used in dispersion models. Monitoring devices include detectors, a data processor and remote weather-monitoring systems. Monitoring devices can also be used in chemical spill incidents.
ACCESSION #
20786748

 

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