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Air Quality in Cities

SATURN EUROTRAC-2 Subproject Final Report

  • Nicolas Moussiopoulos
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. N. Moussiopoulos
    Pages 1-16
  3. N. Moussiopoulos
    Pages 17-20
  4. R. Britter
    Pages 21-30
  5. P. J. Sturm
    Pages 31-50
  6. P. Mestayer, R. Almbauer, O. Tchepel
    Pages 51-89
  7. J. Kukkonen, L. Bozó, F. Palmgren, R. S. Sokhi
    Pages 91-120
  8. N. Moussiopoulos, H. Schlünzen, P. Louka
    Pages 121-154
  9. C. Borrego, M. Schatzmann, S. Galmarini
    Pages 155-183
  10. P. Louka, G. Finzi, M. Volta, I. Colbeck
    Pages 185-222
  11. D. van den Hout, S. Larssen
    Pages 223-264
  12. N. Moussiopoulos
    Pages 265-269
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 271-298

About this book

Introduction

Understanding urban air pollution is a prerequisite to finding effective solutions to air quality problems and for a sustainable development in the urban environment. In this book the current state-of-the-art in urban air pollution research is presented. A major focus is on suitable air pollution modelling concepts, covering also street canyon geometries. Such models may be applied to establish source-receptor relationships in support of urban air quality management. Procedures for evaluating the performance of air pollution models are proposed and results from field experiments, and laboratory studies are shown to provide better insight into the characteristics of air pollution at the urban and local scales. The contents of this book are of a high policy relevance, given their direct connection to the formulation of improved tools for urban air quality assessments.

Keywords

Air pollution Europe Scale Smog Urban area air quality atmosphere emission emissions environment pollution sustainable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Nicolas Moussiopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Heat Transfer and Environmental EngineeringAristotle UniversityThessalonikiGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-05217-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-05646-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-05217-4
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