Lead in the Dutch environment ; a review of exposure pathways and dispersion models. A pilot study for an integrated chain model

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10029/10491
Title:
Lead in the Dutch environment ; a review of exposure pathways and dispersion models. A pilot study for an integrated chain model
Authors:
Eggink GJ; Uijt de Haag PAM
Other Titles:
[Lood in het Nederlandse milieu ; een overzicht van verspreidingsmodellen en blootstellingspaden. Een pilotstudie naar een geintegreerd ketenmodel.]
Abstract:
Prognoses of possible effects and risks of chemical emissions into the environment and calculation of the effects of countermeasures are often produced using mathematical models. Most models are developed to describe a part of the total source-to-effect chain or to give results for specific compartments. In this study the models available at the RIVM have been examined for their usefulness in an integrated chain model for the total source-effect-risk chain of lead and lead-210 (a radioactive isotope of lead, Pb-210) in the Dutch environment. An integrated chain model is defined here as a set of relatively complex, deterministic stand-alone models, which have been independently developed and later linked. This report presents a short survey of the emission sources and effects of lead. Inorganic lead is emitted to the atmosphere in rather large quantities by traffic and industrial plants. The source-to effect chain is only partly covered by the available models. On a local scale the incompleteness is restricted to relatively small parts of the chain, like the contamination and transfer of lead from groundwater to terrestrial plants. The development of an integrated chain model is very time consuming, therefore should only be developed if there is a specific demand. Hence it would be advisable to start a follow-up project with an inventory of the demands for integrated models to answer specific questions on lead and to determine what is required: either the development of an integrated chain model or a less detailed but more encompassing integral model.
Publisher:
Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu RIVM
Issue Date:
31-May-1993
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10029/10491
Additional Links:
http://www.rivm.nl/bibliotheek/rapporten/749214001.html
Language:
en
Series/Report no.:
RIVM Rapport 749214001
Appears in Collections:
RIVM reports - old archive

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dc.contributor.authorEggink GJen_US
dc.contributor.authorUijt de Haag PAMen_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-03-09T17:23:05Z-
dc.date.available2007-03-09T17:23:05Z-
dc.date.issued1993-05-31en_US
dc.identifier749214001en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10029/10491-
dc.description.abstractPrognoses of possible effects and risks of chemical emissions into the environment and calculation of the effects of countermeasures are often produced using mathematical models. Most models are developed to describe a part of the total source-to-effect chain or to give results for specific compartments. In this study the models available at the RIVM have been examined for their usefulness in an integrated chain model for the total source-effect-risk chain of lead and lead-210 (a radioactive isotope of lead, Pb-210) in the Dutch environment. An integrated chain model is defined here as a set of relatively complex, deterministic stand-alone models, which have been independently developed and later linked. This report presents a short survey of the emission sources and effects of lead. Inorganic lead is emitted to the atmosphere in rather large quantities by traffic and industrial plants. The source-to effect chain is only partly covered by the available models. On a local scale the incompleteness is restricted to relatively small parts of the chain, like the contamination and transfer of lead from groundwater to terrestrial plants. The development of an integrated chain model is very time consuming, therefore should only be developed if there is a specific demand. Hence it would be advisable to start a follow-up project with an inventory of the demands for integrated models to answer specific questions on lead and to determine what is required: either the development of an integrated chain model or a less detailed but more encompassing integral model.en
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dc.publisherRijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu RIVMen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRIVM Rapport 749214001en_US
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.rivm.nl/bibliotheek/rapporten/749214001.htmlen_US
dc.subject.otherleaden
dc.subject.otheremissionen
dc.subject.othersourcesen
dc.subject.othereffectsen
dc.subject.otherenvironmenten
dc.subject.otherexposureen
dc.subject.otherdispersion; chain managementen
dc.subject.othermodellingen
dc.subject.otherreviewen
dc.subject.othernetherlandsen
dc.subject.otherloodnl
dc.subject.otheremissienl
dc.subject.otherbronnennl
dc.subject.othereffectennl
dc.subject.othermilieunl
dc.subject.otherblootstellingnl
dc.subject.otherdispersie; ketenbeheernl
dc.subject.othermodelnl
dc.subject.otherreviewnl
dc.subject.othernederlandnl
dc.titleLead in the Dutch environment ; a review of exposure pathways and dispersion models. A pilot study for an integrated chain modelen_US
dc.title.alternative[Lood in het Nederlandse milieu ; een overzicht van verspreidingsmodellen en blootstellingspaden. Een pilotstudie naar een geintegreerd ketenmodel.]en_US
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