Title and Table of Contents
Report on Preliminary Assessment under EC Air Quality Directives
Roel van Aalst1 , Lynne Edwards2, Tinus Pulles3, Emile De Saeger4, Maria Tombrou5, Dag Tønnesen6 '
Table of contents
3. Preliminary measurements
3.2. Measuring strategy
3.3. Preliminary measurement techniques
3.4. Use of the diffusive sampling technique
3.5. Use of a mobile laboratory in areas of maximum concentrations
3.6. Use of a mobile laboratory for grid monitoring
3.7. Data evaluation and uncertainty assessment
4. Human activity and emission inventories
4.1 General Methodology
4.2 Information on some pollutants and examples
4.3 Uncertainty Assessment
5.2 Selection and application of models
5.3 Application to four pollutants
5.4 Uncertainty of model results
6. Recommendations for specifications of
6.1 Preliminary assessments
6.2. Criteria for judging existing assessments
7. Documenting the assessment ; update
7.1 Mapping of results
7.2 Documenting of procedures followed
7.3 Documenting uncertainties
7.4 Updating procedure
Annex 4-1: SNAP 97 subsector (=level 2) definitions
Annex 5.2 Model evaluation parameters
The guidance report was produced by JRC-ERLAP and the EEA European Topic Centre on Air Quality (ETC-AQ), with support from the European Topic Centre on Air Emissions (ETC-AEM). Joint project leaders were Roel van Aalst (ETC-AQ) and Emile de Saeger (JRC-ERLAP).
The task was supervised by Lynne Edwards (DGXI) and Gordon McInnes (EEA). The contact person in the European Commission was Pierre Hecq. Dick van den Hout, consultant for the Commission in air quality matters, has been involved in the work. A meeting with experts from some Member States provided valuable input. We also thank national representatives and other participants in the Steering Group meeting of National Experts on Air Quality and its Working Groups for useful comments and contributions.
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1 European Topic Centre on Air Quality, RIVM, Bilthoven, the Netherlands
2 European Commission, DGXI, Brussels
3 European Topic Centre on Air Emissions, TNO, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands
4 CEC Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
5 European Topic Centre on Air Quality, NOA-University of Athens, Athens, Greece
6 European Topic Centre on Air Quality, NILU, Kjeller, Norway
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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