traffic emissions modeling News

  • Version 5 of IMMISem / IMMISair available

    Version 5 of IMMISem/air, the model for road traffic emissions and air quality screening, now features an English user interface. Emission calculation is based on and in accordance with the current European Handbook for Emission factors (HBEFA 3.1). Major adjustments where necessary in IMMISem in order to reflect the new concept for the traffic situations. A model for calculating levels of ...


    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 developed to calculate traffic-induced emissions IMMISnet - a Gaussian multi-source dispersion model is used to calculate and ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Calculating emissions from shipping

    Shipping is a significant source of atmospheric pollutants, which contribute to climate change and have negative effects on human health and the environment. A new study has applied detailed methods to estimate global fuel consumption from international shipping, including for the first time, an estimation of emissions from the global fleet while in port. Developing appropriate policies to ...

  • CARBOTRAF – Black Carbon reduction by traffic management

    CARBOTRAF is a Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission. Lasting for three years, the project will study the relationship between traffic flow, Black Carbon (BC) emissions and carbon dioxide in urban environments. The project aims to create a method, system and tools for adaptively influencing traffic flow in real-time to reduce CO2 and BC emissions caused by road transport ...


    By Air Monitors - ACOEM Group

  • EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded five grants totaling almost $2 million to academic institutions for research on innovative processes to further improve air quality in the U.S. and help track the effectiveness of pollution control measures. Pollutants such as ozone and fine particles are linked to a variety of serious health effects, including aggravation of asthma and other ...

  • Air Quality - Science and Application: Milan, 14-18 March 2016

    The Air Quality - Science and Application conference will be held in Milan between 14th and 18th March 2016 and covers a wide range of topics of interest to those working in the field of air quality. CERC will have an exhibition stand and have a submitted a paper for presentation in special sessions where the following topics will be discussed: Air pollution meteorology from local to global ...

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