Megacities: Urban Environment, Air Pollution, Climate Change and Human Health Interactions

  • Alexander BaklanovEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


Integrated multi-scale modelling concept of urban environment, air ­pollution, climate change and human health interactions for megacities and overview of integrated modelling frameworks realized in European projects: current MEGAPOLI and previous FUMAPEX, as well as Danish CEEH and European Enviro-RISKS projects, are described in this paper.


Megacities Atmospheric pollution Urban climate Climate change Risk 



This overview article was written based on the EC projects FP7 MEGAPOLI, FP5 FUMAPEX, FP6 Enviro-RISKS, Danish CEEH and COST Actions 728, ES0602, ES1004 and the author acknowledge many scientists involved into these projects for close collaboration, productive discussions and scientific contributions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Danish Meteorological InstituteCopenhagenDenmark

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