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Technical interfaces modelling forum Outcomes from the workshop 2013

It has been felt for some time that conventional traffic models - as currently formulated - are not able to provide the accuracy and precise type of data that AQ models require and can undermine the air quality evidence base. With this in mind, the Transport and Air Quality Modelling Forum was organised for a ...

Presentations from Vehicle Emissions Event

Presentations from the IAQM event, Vehicle emissions - what's new for air quality management?, held on 24th June in York are now available to download. Reading LEZ feasibility investigation - Graham Harker The Vehicle Emission Penalty of Traffic Congestion -James Tate Potential Impact of Road Transport Low Emission Strategies - Kevin Turpin PITHEM (Platform of Integrated Tranport, Health And ...

Air quality and planning law

This technical note seeks to examine the current UK legislative landscape within which the local authority air quality management duties reside. In the UK Local Authorities have a statutory duty for the management of local air quality (Part IV of the Environment Act 1995 - Part III of the Environment (Northern Ireland) Order ...

Letter to the Secretary of State for the Environment

In May the IAQM undersigned a letter to the Secretary of State for the Environment welcome the ruling of the Supreme Court of 1st May, recognising that the United Kingdom is in breach of its obligations to comply with the nitrogen dioxide limit values provided for in Article 13 of Directive 2008/50/EC (“the Air Quality ...

Conference proceedings: ASPRS 2013 and AAG 2013

Fagbeja Mofoluso A., PhD, winner of the 2012 Ian McCrae Award, reports on the two conferences he attended, supported by the grant. Based on the findings from his doctoral study, Applying Remote Sensing, GIS and Emission Estimation Techniques to Air Quality and Carbon Dioxide Emissions Measurements and Monitoring in the Niger Delta, he submitted two papers for ...