Why spend hours searching to download gigabytes of data that you have to reformat to meet your needs provided you have invested thousands of dollars in software to even use the data. We will gladly serve it up to you, for FREE! We provide the information you need and the tools to put it into…Continue Reading
Dispersion Modeling Simplified – Bits and Pieces
When we say something is complicated, what does that really mean? In grad school, I had a final that had just two problems. The first problem was, from basic principles, derive the full (no simplifications) Navier-Stokes equations. The second problem was to derive the full vorticity equations and identify what each term means. In high…Continue Reading
Which Is It? Urban or Rural?
Several years ago, I was waiting at a traffic light. While I was waiting started counting the traffic signs at the intersection. By the time the traffic light turned green and I had to shift my attention to driving, I counted 50, and that wasn’t all of them. I guess somebody in government has a…Continue Reading
New NK Tools Online
Most of you have heard of Ring, the wifi-enabled digital video camera and doorbell home security system. When the company was starting out and showing signs of growth, the founder and CEO made a pitch to potential investors on the TV show Shark Tank. The purpose of the pitch was to take the 6-figure company…Continue Reading
Tools for FNSR Applicability, Netting, BACT, and More
Most of us have cooked something using a recipe. Follow the steps as they are written and you end up with something edible, most of the time. Beside the recipe itself, there are two import items you must have to be successful: the right ingredients and the proper tools. When putting together an air quality…Continue Reading
Identify Off-Property Sources and Other Off-Property Issues
For those old enough to remember the days before the world wide web, if you wanted to buy a product that was not available in a retail store but only through a catalog or telephone operators standing by, you expected to wait 6-8 weeks for delivery for your order. It took that long for the…Continue Reading
Determine Background Concentrations in Minutes
If you are into woodworking, then you know what a jig is. It takes a bit of time to put one together. Once you have it and use it, it’s like magic. You will ask yourself, “why didn’t I do this sooner?” The NaviKnow Air GeoDataBase is like a collection of jigs for most of…Continue Reading
Selecting Weather Stations Using NaviKnow Tools
In our first installment of NaviKnow’s Meteorology Month (Selecting Weather Stations for Dispersion Modeling January 10, 2018), we described a process to select an appropriate weather station to gather data from for your dispersion modeling project. In this article, we are going to walk through the process using data from the National Weather Service (NWS)…Continue Reading
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