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COST action 615: Database, monitoring and modelling of urban air pollution has the following objectives:

- To develop a sound base for the assessment and documentation of air quality in urban areas;
- To achieve international comparability of the pollution causes and conditions under which the air is being polluted in urban areas, standards for data quality and harmonization of monitoring methods and modelling;
- To further develop methods for fulfilling specific monitoring and modelling needs;
- To provide an internationally accepted structure and methodology of local air pollution information systems.

The purposes of the Working Group Database of COST 615 can be summarized as follows:

- Analysis of information needs of different user and target groups;
- Elaboration of an overview and analysis of the existing databases;
- Development of the conceptual frame for a joint European database;
- Utilization of the database for measures and abatement strategies.

Additional information

Authors: RASSE D (EDITOR), Institut bruxellois pour la gestion de l'environnement, Cellule interrégionale de l'Environnement, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18259 EN (1998) 123pp., free of charge
Availability: Available from the DG XII Documentation Centre, European Commission, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE), Fax: +32-2-2969823
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-3232-5
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