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  • ADMS-Urban RML to be used to model Delhi air quality

    ADMS-Urban RML to be used to model Delhi air quality

    CERC are partners in the `Process analysis, observations and modelling - Integrated solutions for cleaner air for Delhi` (PROMOTE) project, collaborating with six UK universities and five Indian research institutes. This project will investigate the ...

  • airTEXT air quality alerts for Riga

    airTEXT air quality alerts for Riga

    The World Health Organisation warns that air pollution is a major global cause of death and disease, and in sensitive people short-term exposure can lead to reduced lung function, respiratory infections and aggravated asthma. Air pollution levels ...

  • ADMS NOx chemistry scheme implemented in AERMOD

    ADMS NOx chemistry scheme implemented in AERMOD

    A journal article by CERC authors describes the implementation of a NOx chemistry scheme in AERMOD which uses similar reactions and an analogous calculation method to the ADMS GRS chemistry. The new chemistry scheme, ADMSM, shows good performance ...

  • Air quality modelling for the Barbican Low Emissions Neighbourhood

    Air quality modelling for the Barbican Low Emissions Neighbourhood

    The City of London Corporation received funding from the Mayor of London to implement a Low Emissions Neighbourhood in the Barbican, Guildhall and Barts area. One of the LEN proposals included options for restricting access to Beech Street, which ...

  • High resolution air quality maps of Zagreb

    High resolution air quality maps of Zagreb

    This year, the Croatian environmental consultancy firm EKONERG completed an air quality modelling project for Zagreb City Office in which ADMS-Urban was used to model air pollution levels in Zagreb at street-scale resolution. EKONERG developed a ...

  • Emissions Factors Toolkit v8 is published by Defra

    Emissions Factors Toolkit v8 is published by Defra

    The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs released a new version of the Emissions Factors Toolkit (EFT). Details of the updates in this new version are given on page 5 of the EFT user guide. The new version of the Excel ...

  • CERC presenting high-resolution forecasting for Hong Kong at CMAS 2017

    CERC presenting high-resolution forecasting for Hong Kong at CMAS 2017

    Dr Christina Hood from CERC will present the latest developments to the ADMS-Urban Regional Model Link (RML) system and its use in a high-resolution air quality forecasting system for Hong Kong at the CMAS conference, ...

  • Pollution investigation at Wellington Civic Centre

    Pollution investigation at Wellington Civic Centre

    The CERC consultancy team investigated potential sources of high levels of pollution at Wellington Civic Centre offices. In work commissioned by Telford & Wrekin Council, ADMS 5 was used to carry out dispersion modelling ...

  • 2017 ADMS User Group Meetings – presentations are available to download

    2017 ADMS User Group Meetings – presentations are available to download

    Following this year`s ADMS User Group Meetings, which took place in Birmingham on 1-2 November, electronic copies of the presentations are now available to download from the CERC website User Area. Model users with a valid support ...

  • CERC interviewed live at ESA satellite launch

    CERC interviewed live at ESA satellite launch

    The Sentinel 5P satellite, the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, will be launched on 13 October at 09:27 GMT. Mark Jackson of CERC will be giving a short interview during ESA`s live webstream coverage of the launch. ...

  • Disaster Resilient Cities: CERC Workshop in Kuala Lumpur

    Disaster Resilient Cities: CERC Workshop in Kuala Lumpur

    In July 2017 CERC ran a 5-day workshop at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur which included training on air pollution modelling using ADMS-Urban and EMIT. The workshop was part of a multi-million pound project we first reported on in ...

  • CERC sponsor Routes to Clean Air 2017

    CERC sponsor Routes to Clean Air 2017

    CERC are proud to sponsor the Institute of Air Quality Management`s upcoming Routes to Clean Air 2017 conference to be held at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre on 24 - 25 October 2017. The Routes to Clean Air conferences provide an ...

  • Registration is now open for the ADMS User Group Meetings, 1-2 November 2017, Birmingham

    Registration is now open for the ADMS User Group Meetings, 1-2 November 2017, Birmingham

    You can register now for the 2017 User Group Meetings, which will be held in Birmingham on 1st and 2nd November. ADMS 5 User Group Meeting: 1st November ADMS-Urban and ADMS-Roads User Group Meeting: 2nd November These meetings will include ...

  • China-UK Urban Air Quality Management Workshop in Beijing

    China-UK Urban Air Quality Management Workshop in Beijing

    Air quality is one of the most critical environmental issues in China. CERC, in partnership with the School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, held a China-UK Urban Air Quality Management Workshop in Beijing on 13 June 2017. There ...

  • Clean Air Zones in England

    Clean Air Zones in England

    On 5 May the UK government published the principles for setting up new Clean Air Zones in England, which can include charges for older vehicles which do not meet emission standards such as Euro 6. Local authorities who propose Clean Air Zones must ...

  • Spring 2017 editions of ADMS Model Newsletters now available

    Spring 2017 editions of ADMS Model Newsletters now available

    Catch up on ADMS model news in the Spring 2017 editions of ADMS 5 & ADMS-Screen News and ADMS-Urban & ADMS-Roads News which are now available. The newsletters are published approximately twice a year and include the latest news about the ...

  • Optimising local air quality models using sensor data - DMUG 2017

    Optimising local air quality models using sensor data - DMUG 2017

    Amy Stidworthy from CERC recently presented preliminary results from an ongoing project to optimise ADMS-Urban modelling using data from a network of low cost pollution sensors at IAQM`s annual conference for dispersion modellers, DMUG 2017. This ...

  • Defra briefing praises airTEXT air quality communication service

    Defra briefing praises airTEXT air quality communication service

    Defra`s recent Air Quality Briefing for Directors of Public Health says “clear public health messages enable the public to reduce their personal exposure... this is beneficial for the general population and those with existing health ...

  • Hong Kong street-level air quality forecasting and exposure

    Hong Kong street-level air quality forecasting and exposure

    CERC are partners in a new 5-year air quality (AQ) & health project that will develop a real-time, urban AQ modelling system capable of analysing and forecasting pollution levels in Hong Kong down to individual street level. PRAISE-HK ...

  • ADMS-Urban & ADMS-Roads 4.1 released

    ADMS-Urban & ADMS-Roads 4.1 released

    The latest versions of ADMS-Urban and ADMS-Roads are now available for download. ADMS-Urban & ADMS-Roads are comprehensive tools for investigating air pollution taking account of complex urban morphology including street ...