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Further development of the European scale integrated assessment model (IAM) - AQ01024


Further Development of the European Scale Integrated Assessment model (IAM)

The project was to investigate the development of the RAINS integrated assessment model to assist with the scientific rationale underpinning negotiations for the UNECE Gothenberg Protocol and the EU National Emission Ceilings Directive.

This involves undertaking an analysis of uncertainties in the outputs of the current RAINS model and developing it to optimise abatement strategies to control particulate matter pollution. It is also an aim of the project to investigate the incorporation of dynamic aspects of environmental response to pollution impacts into integrated assessment modelling.

Project Documents
• Interim Report : Further development of the European scale integrated assessment model (IAM)   (106k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2002

Cost: £60,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Air Quality Consultants, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Air quality monitoring              
Environmental monitoring              
Environmental Protection              
Fields of Study
Air Quality