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Odour MoNitoring and Information System based on CItizEN and Technology Innovative Sensors

Objective

"Odours from industry or livestock breeding are a great deal of annoyance for neighbours in rural and urban locations. The level of annoyance depends in a complex way on the release and strength of odour emissions, their dispersion under ambient atmospheric conditions and finally on the exposure and perception of citizens. OMNISCIENTIS brings together state of the art technologies and open communication capabilities in order to mitigate odour annoyance. The project enables a feedback of citizens, enhance knowledge on odour measurement and management, aims to support harmonization of legislations at EU level and provide savings to industrials. The core is an information system allowing inhabitants to act as human sensors with sociological behaviour; indicating odour perception, discomfort and nuisance. It provides a dedicated tool to consider odour acceptability, based on a community-based opinion. Due to the subjective nature of odour perception odour monitoring and fast modelling is used to assist and adjust the information given by citizens via smartphones and measurements. Innovative in-situ sensors are improved to monitor ambient odour exposures. A specific odour dispersion model system is developed to obtain interrelated spatial odour exposure levels. The fast and innovative model system is used to evaluate measures acting on the time of release, acting on the way of release. OMNISCIENTIS is applied in several case studies in Belgium, France and/or Austria. The case studies are part of Living Lab from the beginning of the project. This approach ensures involvement of stakeholders and particularly citizens in the decision process and supports dissemination actions. The results are conveyed to relevant stakeholders and published. The dissemination strategy comprise scientific workshops and conferences, written reports and publications, internet presentations, media mailing lists and press briefings, and presentations for the public."

Call for proposal

FP7-ENV-2012-two-stage
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Coordinator

SPACEBEL SA
Address
Rue Des Chasseurs Ardennais 6
4031 Liege Angleur
Belgium
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 370 652,60
Administrative Contact
Philippe Ledent (Mr.)

Participants (9)

CENTRE DE RECHERCHE PUBLIC HENRI TUDOR

Participation ended

Luxembourg
Address
Avenue J F Kennedy 29
1855 Luxembourg
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Anne Rousseau (Dr.)
ODOMETRIC SA
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 147 952,80
Address
Rue Bellevue 9
6769 Meix Devant Virton
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Julien Delva (Mr.)
KTT-IMA SARL
France
EU contribution
€ 174 600
Address
Impasse Des Fauvettes 20
57460 Behren-les-forbach
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Wolfgang Kunz (Mr.)
UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 69 546
Address
Place Du 20 Aout 7
4000 Liege
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Isabelle Halleux (Dr.)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET GRAZ
Austria
EU contribution
€ 231 678,60
Address
Rechbauerstrasse 12
8010 Graz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Ulrich Uhrner (Mr.)
APS TECHNOLOGY SCRL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 101 400
Address
Rue De La Plaine 11
6900 Marche En Famenne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Bernard Stevenot (Mr.)
BURGO ARDENNES SA
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 10 740
Address
Rue De La Papeterie 1
6760 Virton
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Anne Lacave-Durvaux (Mrs.)
INTER-ENVIRONNEMENT WALLONIE ASBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 2 776,32
Address
Rue Nanon 98
5000 Namur
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Marie Cors (Mrs.)
LUXEMBOURG INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Luxembourg
EU contribution
€ 134 220
Address
5 Avenue Des Hauts Fourneaux
4362 Esch Sur Alzette
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Anne Rousseau (Dr.)