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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2008 Vol.9 No.3 P.373~380

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.A071420


Application of the ISCST3 model for predicting PCDD/F concentrations in agricultural soil in the vicinity of a MSWI plant in China


Author(s):  Meng-xia XU, Jian-hua YAN, Sheng-yong LU, Xiao-dong LI, Tong CHEN, Ming-jiang NI, Hui-fen DAI, Ke-fa CEN

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization, Institute for Thermal Power Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   xumengxia@zju.edu.cn, daihuifen@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Agricultural soil, Dispersion model, ISCST3, Municipal solid waste incinerator (MSWI), Polychlorinated-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs)


Meng-xia XU, Jian-hua YAN, Sheng-yong LU, Xiao-dong LI, Tong CHEN, Ming-jiang NI, Hui-fen DAI, Ke-fa CEN. Application of the ISCST3 model for predicting PCDD/F concentrations in agricultural soil in the vicinity of a MSWI plant in China[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2008, 9(3): 373~380.

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Abstract: 
Based on the Industrial Source Complex Short-Term Version 3 (ISCST3) model, a simplified modeling approach was developed to predict concentrations of congeners of polychlorinated-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) of agricultural soil, within a radius of 3 km from a municipal solid waste incinerator (MSWI) plant after its 4-year operation in Hangzhou, China. Comparisons were made between the measured and estimated congener-specific concentrations and the international-toxic equivalent (I-TEQ) values of soil samples with respect to distance from the stack. The results indicate that the predictions of soil PCDD/F concentrations and I-TEQ values were generally lower than their observations, and that the higher the degree of underestimation seems, the greater the further downwind one gets. Nevertheless, most of the predictions were in good agreement with the trend of measured ones and were within a factor of ten for samples located within 1 km of the plant. Besides, analysis of contributions of various deposition pathways confirms that in addition to wet particle deposition, the dry gaseous deposition is essential for realistic prediction of PCDD/F depositions to soil, especially for tetra- and penta-chlorinated dioxins.

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