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  • ADMS-Urban Regional Model Link results published for London

    ADMS-Urban Regional Model Link results published for London

    `Air quality simulations for London using a coupled regional-to-local modelling system` has been published in the open access journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics with authors from CERC, the University of Edinburgh and the Centre for Ecology ...

  • Thurrock joins the airTEXT forecasting service

    Thurrock joins the airTEXT forecasting service

    We are delighted to welcome Thurrock Council to the airTEXT air quality and health forecasting service. Thurrock residents can now sign up for free air quality alerts by SMS text message, email, voicemail, and Twitter. The forecasts are also ...

  • Air quality modelling to support Runnymede`s Local Plan

    Air quality modelling to support Runnymede`s Local Plan

    Runnymede Borough Council is preparing a Local Plan to guide development in Runnymede in Surrey, south west of London. The CERC Consultancy team carried out air dispersion modelling using ADMS-Urban to identify the baseline air quality profile ...

  • Registration is now open for the ADMS User Group Meetings, 7-8 November 2018, Edinburgh

    Registration is now open for the ADMS User Group Meetings, 7-8 November 2018, Edinburgh

    You can register now for the 2018 User Group Meetings, which will be held in Edinburgh on 7th and 8th November. ADMS 5 User Group Meeting: 7th November ADMS-Urban and ADMS-Roads User Group Meeting: 8th November These meetings will include the ...

  • ‘Hyperlocal’ air mapping in London with smart sensors and Google Street View cars

    ‘Hyperlocal’ air mapping in London with smart sensors and Google Street View cars

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and C40 - a network of cities committed to bold action on climate change - have launched a cutting-edge new project to better understand Londoners` exposure to air pollution around the city. Sensors measuring harmful ...

  • Clean Air Day - 21st June

    Clean Air Day - 21st June

    On Clean Air Day on 21st June organisations across the UK will be taking part in initiatives to highlight the effect that breathing polluted air has on our health and to promote cleaner and healthier ways of getting around. We will be doing our bit ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...