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This report deals with the subject of air pollution in urban areas and details the research work carried out at the JRC during a post-graduate study. The main objectives of the research conducted covered the following fields:

?Phenomena that generate air pollution.
?Phenomena that cause and effect the spread of air pollution in the presence of obstacles.
?Study and improvement of a pollution model.
?Applications of a pollution model.
?Analyses of the results.

Discussion of the abovementioned fields caused difficulties due to the complexity of the air-pollution phenomena and the availability of the data required to carry out the research.

The entire study conducted on air pollution benefited from the use of a considerable quantity of data relating to the whole city of Brescia, which has an appropriate traffic-monitoring network. Gulf of F

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Authors: NICOLETTI R.F, EC-JRC Institute for Systems, Informatics and Safety, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 19806 IT (2001), pp.174. Euro: Free of charge
Availability: Available by Documentation Service JRC Ispra, Fax:+39-0332-785818
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