The Application of Numerical Simulation Models in the Assessment of the Effect of Discharges into Coastal Waters

by Eugene C. Gritton

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Describes the RAND water quality simulation model (RM-6230, R-708, R-709, R-1009, R-1010) and suggests its use to determine how the discharges from an offshore or coastal nuclear plant would affect the ecology of the receiving waters. These effects consist mainly of an increase in temperature and addition of materials to the water during its passage through the plant for cooling purposes. A model of the RAND type can supply the quantitative information if sufficient field data are available. (Invited paper for the "Ocean, Nuclear Energy and Man" meeting of the American Nuclear Society and Marine Technology Society, April 1973.)

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