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AC0104: Emissions and abatement of dust from poultry houses
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £461,188
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, ADAS UK Ltd., Royal Veterinary College, Health & Safety Laboratory
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Emissions from Agriculture to Air
Keywords:  
Environment and Health, Environmental Impact, Farming, Livestock Farming, Poultry, Sustainable Production
 
 
PS2005: The development and validation of a Bystander and Residential Exposure Assessment Model (BREAM)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £758,176
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Spray Application Unit
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Countryside, Decision Support Tools, Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Hazardous substances, Health, Health Effects, Human Activities, Methodologies/forecasting tools - data collection, Modelling, Modelling/Projections, Monitoring and evaluation, Pesticide use, Policy Development, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2015: Additional field spray drift data for the buffer zone review
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £26,309
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Health Effects, Modelling/Projections, Monitoring and evaluation, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Arable Farming, Public Health, Risk assessment and management, Rural Issues
 
 
PS2016: Investigation of the source of post-application pesticide emissions from crops
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £14,218
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Spray Application Unit
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Crops, Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Air quality monitoring, Hazardous substances, Arable, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2017: Field spray drift studies to mature winter cereal crops with modern application practices to inform policy on setting of buffer zones in the UK
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2008, Cost £24,673
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Health, Monitoring and evaluation, Pesticide use, Arable Farming, Public Health, Risk assessment and management
 
 
PS2020: Identifying methods of controlling spray drift when using increased boom heights.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £74,887
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Spray Application Unit
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Chemicals, Decision Support Tools, Environment and Health, Environmental Impact, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Equipment Design, Farming, Analysis, Modelling, Monitoring and evaluation, Application, Pesticide use, Pollution
 
 
PS2534: Regulatory Impact Assessment on Pesticide Regulations in UK Phase 1
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £15,300
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Analytical Chemistry and Residues
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Water Quality, Economic Policy Evaluation, Agri-Environment, Environment and Health, Environmental Stewardship, Environmental Effects, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals, Policy Development
 
 
PS2535: Impact Assessment on Pesticide Regulations in UK Phase 2
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £39,350
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Analytical Chemistry and Residues
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Water Quality, Economic Policy Evaluation, Agri-Environment, Environment and Health, Environmental Effects, Environmental Stewardship, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals, Policy Development
 
 
PS2619: Pesticide exposure and respiratory disease. Review of literature on asthma prevalence and exacerbation in association with pesticide exposure
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £54,138
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Occupational Medicine
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Human Risk Assessment
Keywords:  
Agriculture, Environment and Health, Epidemiology, Farming, Hazardous substances, Health Effects, Operator Safety, Organophosphates, Application, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Public Health, Sheep Dipping, Veterinary Medicines
 
 
PS2620: Biological monitoring of pesticide exposure in residents
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2015, Cost £753,663
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Occupational Medicine, Health & Safety Laboratory, University - Glasgow Caledonian
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Human Risk Assessment
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Crops, Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Farming, Health, Analysis, Monitoring and evaluation, Application, Arable, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals, Residues Testing, Biological Effects
 
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