Cloud Intelligent Services for Calculating Emissions and Costs of Air Pollutants and Greenhouse Gases

  • Thanh Binh Nguyen
  • Fabian Wagner
  • Wolfgang Schoepp
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6591)


The GAINS (Greenhouse gas – Air pollution Interactions and Synergies) model quantifies the full DPSIR (demand-pressure-state-impact-response) chain for the emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases. To fulfill regional specific requirements of the GAINS model, we have studied and developed a cloud intelligent service system for calculating emissions and costs for reducing emissions at regional as well as global levels. In this paper, first we present a cloud intelligent conceptual model that is used to specify an application framework, namely GAINS cloud intelligent application framework. Using this application framework, first we build a global data warehouse called GAINS DWH World, then a class of regional data warehouses, e.g. GAINS DWH Europe, GAINS DWH Asia, etc, are specified and used for regional data analysis and cost optimization.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thanh Binh Nguyen
    • 1
  • Fabian Wagner
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Schoepp
    • 1
  1. 1.International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)LaxenburgAustria

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