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Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XVII

By Carlos Borrego (Edited by), Ann-Lise Norman (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 744 pages, 2007 Edition
Published In: United States, 01 December 2014
In 1969 the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) established the Committee on Challenges of Modern Society (CCMS). The subject of air pol- tion was from the start, one of the priority problems under study within the fra- work of various pilot studies undertaken by this committee. The organization of a periodic conference dealing with air pollution modeling and its application has become one of the main activities within the pilot study relating to air pollution. The first five international conferences were organized by the United States as the pilot country; the second five by the Federal Republic of Germany; the third five by Belgium; the next four by The Netherlands; and the next five by Denmark; and with this one, the last three by Portugal. th This volume contains the papers and posters presented at the 27 NATO/CCMS International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application held in Banff, Canada, 24-29 October 2004. The key topics at this ITM included: Role of Atmospheric Models in Air Pollution Policy and Abatement Strategies; Integrated Regional Modeling; Effects of Climate Change on Air Quality; Aerosols as Atmospheric Contaminants; New Developments; and Model Assessment and Verification. 104 participants from North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia attended th the 27 ITM. The conference was jointly organized by the University of Aveiro, Portugal (Pilot Country) and by The University of Calgary, Canada (Host Country). A total of 74 oral and 22 poster papers were presented during the conference.

Table of Contents

Role of Atmospheric Models in Air Pollution Policy and Abatement Strategies: A Photochemical Screening Tool Based on a Scale Analysis of Ozone Photochemistry. - Modeling and Analysis of Ozone and Nitrogen Oxides in the Southeast United States National Parks.- An Investigation of Local Anthropogenic Effects on Photochemical Air Pollution in Istanbul with Model Study.- Forecasting Urban Meteorology, Air Pollution and Population Exposure (European FUMAPEX Project).- Models-3/CMAQ Simulations to Estimate Transboundary Influences on Ozone and Particulate Matter Concentrations Over Ontario In Spring-Summer 1998.- Cost-Optimized Air Pollution Control Using High-Order Sensitivity Analysis.- Seasonal Evaluation of EU Road Traffic Emission Abatement Strategies on Photochemical Pollution in Northern Italy.- Risk Based Approaches to Assessing the Environmental Burden of Acid Gas Emissions.- Assessment of Different Land Use Development Scenario's in Terms of Traffic Flows and Associated Air Quality.- Concentrations of Toxic Air Pollutants in the U.S. Simulated by an Air Quality Model.- A Numerical Study of Recirculation Processes in the Lower Fraser Valley (British Columbia, Canada).- A Preliminary Estimate of the Total Impact of Ozone and PM2.5 Air Pollution on Premature Mortalities in the United States.- Application of a Comprehensive Acid Deposition Model in Support of Acid Rain Abatement in Canada.- Modeling Source-Receptor Relationships and Health Impacts of Air Pollution in the United States. Integrated Regional Modeling: Evaluation of Local Ozone Production of Chamonix Valley (France) During a Regional Smog Episode.- Alternative Approaches to Diagnosing Ozone Production Regime. -Analysis of Seasonal Changes of Atmospheric Aerosols on Different Scales in Europe Using Sequentially Nested Simulations.- Interaction Between Meteorological and Dispersion Models at Different Scales.- Modeling Photochemical Pollution in the NortheasternIberian Peninsula.- Modeling the Weekend Effect in the Northeastern Iberian Peninsula.- Transport and Deposition Patterns of Ozone and Aerosols in the Mediterranean Region.- On the Formulation and Implementation of Urban Boundary Conditions for Regional Models.- Computational Model for Transient Pollutants Dispersion in City Intersection and Comparison with Measurements. Effects of Climate Change on Air Quality: Air Quality in Future Decades - Determining the Relative Impacts of Changes in Climate, Emissions, Global Atmospheric Composition, and Regional Land Use.- Calculated Feedback Effects of Climate Change Caused by Anthropogenic Aerosols.- Dimethyl Sulphide (DMS) and its Oxidation to Sulphur Dioxide Downwind of an Ocean Iron Fertilization Study, SERIES: a Model for DMS Flux. Aerosols as Atmospheric Contaminants: Aerosol Modelling with CAMX4 and PMCAMX: A Comparison Study.- Source Apportionment of Primary Carbonaceous Aerosol Using the Community Multiscale Air Quality Model.- Urban Population Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution Induced by Road Transport.- Numerical Simulation of Air Concentration and Deposition of Particulate Metals Emitted from a Copper Smelter and a Coal Fired Power Plant During the 2000 Field Experiments on Characterization of Anthropogenic Plumes.- Aerosol Production in the Marine Boundary Layer Due to Emissions from DMS: Study Based on Theoretical Scenarios Guided by Field Campaign Data.- Modelling the Atmospheric Transport and Environmental Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Northern Hemisphere Using a 3-D Dynamical Model.- PM-Measurement Campaign HOVERT: Transport Analysis of Aerosol Components by use of the CTM REM-CALGRID.- Direct Radiative Forcing due to Anthropogenic Aerosols in East Asia During 21-25 April 2001.- Modelling Fine Aerosol and Black Carbon over Europe to Address Health and Climate Effects.- An Approach to Simulation of Long-Range Atmospheric Transport of Natural Allergens:

About the Author

Carlos Borrego is Professor of Environmental Engineering and Air Pollution Modeling at the University of Aveiro (Portugal). Former Minister of Environment (Portuguese Government) and President of the European Union delegation to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio 1992). Chairman of the International Technical Meetings of NATO/CCMS.

EAN: 9781461498339
ISBN: 1461498333
Publisher: Springer
Dimensions: 23.39 x 15.6 x 3.89 centimetres (1.05 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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