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Project ID: EVK4-CT-2002-00083
Financiado con arreglo a: FP5-EESD
País: United Kingdom

Measurement of air pollution, meteorological, traffic data in London

Measurement of high resolution air quality, meteorology and traffic data in London from existing networks and additional measurements for OSCAR
Temporal resolution of data - hourly.
Air quality sites - Marylebone Road (street canyon), Cromwell Road (open road), North Kensington (urban background)
Meteorology sites - Marylebone Road, Cromwell Road (2 sites), London Heathrow, London Weather Centre
Traffic sites - Marylebone Road, Cromwell Road
Air quality measurements - PM10, PM2.5, NOx, CO, O3, SO2, exceedance data
Meteorological measurements - wind speed and direction, temperature, pressure, RH, precipitation, radiation
Traffic measurements - counts, speeds, classification
Potential use and application of the data:
1) The has been analysed for spatial and temporal trends and in terms of meteorology and traffic flows
2) Model evaluation
3) Comparison of EU urban areas in terms of air quality, meteorology and traffic flows
4) Improvement in air quality and quality of life
5) pollution mitigation strategies
6) Feed into EU directives on air quality
7) Setting up air quality standards
8) Economic competitiveness by saving time from congested journeys

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University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield Campus College Lane
AL10 9AB Hatfield
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