Key Topics

Including integrated and multimedia modelling, air quality trend assessments, the effects of regulatory programs on ambient air quality and human exposure

Including observational and modelling of historic trends, current and future scenarios, and impacts on meeting and maintaining air quality standards

Interaction between air pollution and climate: effects of air pollution on climate and the impact of changing climate on future air quality.

Including performance evaluation, diagnostic evaluation, dynamical evaluation and probabilistic evaluation as part of comparison of model outputs with observations

Including the effects of building wakes, street canyons, urban canopy, urban energy balance, urban development scenarios, (green) urban infrastructures; megacities

Including new research focusing on combining ground- and satellite- based observations with model outputs in creating high-resolution spatial maps of air quality, use of data assimilation techniques to identify measurement needs and in network design; pilots and demonstrations

Aerosol dynamics, aerosol formation, interaction with multiphase chemistry, aerosol-cloud interactions

Including emissions from ships, aircrafts, forest fires, agriculture, sea salt, … ; long term emission projections related to climate change