Meteorological effects of cooling tower plumes
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Meteorological effects of cooling tower plumes

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    The amounts of energy and moisture emitted to the atmosphere by cooling towers are compared to the production of energy and moisture by meteorological processes. It is shown that the energy input from a large (1000 MW) power plant is a significant fraction of the energy production of mesoscale atmospheric phenomena such as thunderstorms. Methods for calculating the rise of cooling tower plumes and the possibility of cloud formation due to these plumes are described. The height of rise of a moist plume can be approximately estimated using simple formulas, but the depth and amount of cloud cannot be easily estimated.
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