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  • UBA air quality maps of Germany are now produced with FLADIS

    FLADIS is a program system for the analysis and visualisation of observational network data. FLADIS calculates the spatial distribution of air pollutants, such as PM10, NO2, NO, O3 and benzene, from point measurements and model simulation runs. It combines interpolated measured data and modelling results for each time step for which data is available. FLADIS ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Air quality plans with IMMIS

    Supplying IMMIS  to local, regional and federal authorities as well as consulting companies, IVU Umwelt provides a comprehensive program set to evaluate traffic induced air and noise pollution. The program system IMMIS consists of the following programs: IMMISem - is ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Cyclists map Antwerp air pollution with on-bike monitors

    Cyclists with pollution monitors and GPS trackers attached to their bicycles have produced detailed maps of Antwerp’s air quality, as part of a recent study. Their data show that a gap of just a few metres between cycle lanes and cars significantly reduces cyclists’ risk of inhaling high levels of ultrafine particle pollution. Personal ‘mobile monitoring’ is attracting ...

  • Air quality forecasts for China

    With less than a month remaining before the Beijing Olympics, Chinese officials have introduced a series of measures to improve air quality for the Games. A new tool has been installed in the capital city to allow the Chinese to monitor the effectiveness of these efforts. Poor air quality could pose problems for the Olympic athletes and hinder the performance of those competing outdoors in ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Air quality maps of German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) are now produced with FLADIS

    Air quality maps of German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) are now produced with FLADIS ... The German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) publishes near real-time data of air quality in Germany on its web pages. The data is provided in the form ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Air quality sensors track pollution

    Original story at MIT News Glimpses of blue sky are becoming a rare sight in Delhi, India’s capital, particularly in wintertime, when a thick white haze smothers the city. David Hagan, an MIT PhD candidate studying atmospheric chemistry and a Fellow in the MIT Tata Center for ...

  • A new global map of ammonia emissions

    For the first time, a global map of atmospheric ammonia emissions has been produced using satellite measurements. This opens up new ways to survey air quality and monitor the Earth's atmospheric chemistry from space. Modern agricultural practices, especially intensive farming methods and widespread fertiliser use, are mainly responsible for ammonia emissions, which have more than doubled since ...

  • Annual Air Quality Report of Frankfurt Airport 2011

    The results and maps of air quality modelling in preparation of the expansion of Frankfurt Airport, created by IVU Umwelt, are again presented and commented in the current Air Quality report by Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport. The report emphasizes the good accordance of modelled results and measured values for NO2, especially in areas with higher concentrations. In the original ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • BSRIA launches Indoor Air Quality topic guide

    BSRIA is delighted to announce the release of its new topic guide on the subject of ‘indoor air quality’ (IAQ) which is available to download free from its website. The BSRIA Topic Guides are designed to be an ‘at a glance publication’ introducing readers to key industry topics and suggesting further reading. The guide is aimed at those looking for introductory information ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Mouchel welcomes new air quality expert

    Mouchel, the consulting and business services group, has appointed internationally-recognised air quality assessment expert, Dr Ana Grossinho, to the post of Associate Director and Technical Manager in its air quality and odour control team. Dr Grossinho has over 20 years’ experience of environmental assessment work, including air quality monitoring, dispersion modelling and mapping and has ...


    By Mouchel Limited

  • AIR QUALITY INFORMATION KEEPS GETTING BETTER

    Local Authorities in Doncaster (Environment Health Department) and Tyne & Wear (Tyne & Wear Pollution Group) lead the way in air management plans by providing the general public with up to date air quality information via systems such as the Casella ETi ...


    By Casella

  • Time to set standards for mapping noise and stick to them

    SoundPLAN, the leading international expert designer and provider of acoustics and air pollution simulation software for environmental modelling, is calling on the bodies responsible for setting noise standards around the world to ensure that they implement and maintain high quality standards with thorough test procedures and scenarios.  The USA’s Federal Highway Administration’s ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Mapping greenhouse gas emissions at street level

    Arizona State University researchers have developed a new software system capable of estimating greenhouse gas emissions across entire urban landscapes, all the way down to roads and individual buildings. Until now, scientists quantified carbon dioxide CO2 emissions at a much broader level. Dubbed Hestia after the Greek goddess of the hearth and home, researchers presented the new system in an ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Brüel & Kjær launches updated noise mapping software

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær’s latest version of its environmental noise mapping software, Predictor-LimA, is now available to download. The Predictor-LimA Software Suite is a highly advanced system for environmental noise calculation, mapping and analysis. It’s powerful and intuitive, making it the ideal software for experts and non-experts, ...

  • Vermont mapping software wins national EPA award

    A computer mapping program that lets you calculate your carbon footprint and that was developed by a company in Shelburne, Vt., was recently recognized in a national challenge by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Hootroot, developed by Brighter Planet, was given the overall runner-up award in EPA’s Apps for the Environment challenge, which encourages the development of innovative ...

  • New maps give Europeans close-up picture of air pollution from diffuse sources

    New online maps published today by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, in close cooperation with the Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) of the Joint Research Centre, allow citizens to pinpoint the main diffuse sources of air pollution, such as transport and aviation. The new set of 32 maps shows where certain pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and ...

  • MACC air quality forecast now available from CERC

    The latest MACC air quality forecasts for the UK are now available from the CERC website. The map shows the forecast using the UK Daily Air Quality Index. The map shows pollution from four individual pollutants (nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and particulates PM10 and PM2.5) and an overall value, which is the highest DAQI value from any ...

  • MACC air quality forecast now available from CERC

    The latest MACC air quality forecasts for the UK are now available from the CERC website. The map shows the forecast using the UK Daily Air Quality Index. The map shows pollution from four individual pollutants (nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and particulates PM10 and PM2.5) and an overall value, which is ...

  • CERC at the recent Air Quality Science and Application conference in Milan

    In March, Dr. Jenny Stocker from CERC attended the Air Quality – Science and Application conference in Milan, presenting recent work on regional to roadside modelling and co-chairing a session on ‘Development / application / evaluation of air quality and related models’. Jenny’s presentation showed analyses derived from ...

  • New Tools Make Understanding Air Quality Easier Than Ever

    Ever used your computer to 'fly' through the mountains, or zoom in on a satellite picture of your house? Now you can use the same technology to learn more about emissions and air quality across the country and where you live. EPA has developed two tools that let computer users 'see' air quality information on a virtual globe. Both tools are available to the public starting today. 'Google has ...

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