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The OECD programme on long range transport of air pollution

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The OECD programme on long range transport of air pollution

measurements and findings

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air pollution -- Measurement.,
  • Air pollution -- Case studies.,
  • Atmospheric pollution -- Measurement.,
  • Sulphur compounds -- Air pollution.,
  • Acid rain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. ( various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19674231M

    survive in the atmospheric boundary layer for a week or more and thus can be transported over long distances (Hov et al., b). The meteorological model was originally developed as part of an OECD study on the long-range transport of air pollutants (OECD, ; Eliassen, ). Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution particularly in the field of air pollution including long-range transport of air pollutants, cooperation of an extensive programme.

    Workshop on Air Pollutant Emission Inventories 29 June - 3 July, Nur-Sultan, Reducing nitrogen pollution requires joined-up efforts to avoid ecological mayhem Read more. Recent Press Releases. UN/CEFACT standards will support digitalization of maritime transport ‎.   By Dr Rana Roy, Consulting Economist, author of The Cost of Air Pollution in Africa, OECD Development Centre Working Papers, WHO Global map of modelled annual median concentration of PM Africa is speeding toward a new crisis: an explosive increase in air pollution, with all its human and economic costs.

      Emissions from agriculture and transport continue to pose problems for European Union Member States in meeting EU and United Nations air pollution limits, according to updated data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today. While emissions of most air pollutants remain on a downward trend, ammonia emissions continued to rise in   Air Emission Accounts are available for European countries and a few non-European countries. The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) Central Framework is an accounting system developed around two objectives: "understanding the interactions between the economy and the environment" and describing "stocks and changes in stocks of environmental assets".


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Get this from a library. The OECD programme on long range transport of air pollutants: summary report. [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Directorate.]. What is the OECD POV AND LRTP SCREENING Tool. A software in a spreadsheet format containing multimedia chemical fate models; A tool for estimating overall persistence (POV) and long-range transport potential (LRTP) of organic chemicals at a screening level, A tool for comparative assessment of environmental hazard properties of different chemicals.

OECD Statistics. French Equivalent: Transport à longue distance des polluants atmosphériques: Definition: Long-range transport of air pollutants (LRTAP) refers to the atmospheric transport of air pollutants within a moving air mass for a distance greater than kilometres. Data, research, outlooks and country reviews on environment including biodiversity, water, resource and waste management, climate change, global warming and consumption., This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the economic consequences of outdoor air pollution in the coming decades, focusing on the impacts on mortality, morbidity, and changes in crop yields as caused by.

Health Impacts of Road Transport Outdoor air pollution kills more than 3 million people across the world every year, and causes health problems from asthma to heart disease for many more. This is costing societies very large amounts in terms of the value of lives lost and ill health.

enables users to search for and extract data from across OECD’s many databases. Air Transport CO2 Emissions. Air Transport CO2 Emissions. Residence – territory adjustment for air transport Exposure to air pollution.

Exposure to PM in. Ann Met. 9, The OECD study of long range transport of air pollutants Nordo J. () Long range transport of air pollutants in Europe and acid precipitation in Norway.

Wat., Air Soil Poll. 6, OECD The OECD Programme on Long Range Transport of Air Cited by: Carbon dioxide (CO2), Tonnes/capita, – – Carbon dioxide (CO2) Source: IEA CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion Statistics: Indicators for CO2 emissions.

0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 Albania Albania, Tonnes/capita Albania, Tonnes/capita Albania, Tonnes. The latter model has been used to quantify the long-range transport of sulphur over Europe, in con- nection with the OECD study Long Range Transport of Air Pollutants (LRTAP). In the following, the model is presented, and results from a model run covering the year are by: The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, often abbreviated as Air Pollution or CLRTAP, is intended to protect the human environment against air pollution and to gradually reduce and prevent air pollution, including long-range transboundary air pollution.

It is implemented by the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme (EMEP), directed by the United Nations Economic.

The Economic Consequences of Outdoor Air Pollution This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the economic consequences of outdoor air pollution in the coming decades, focusing on the impacts on mortality, morbidity, and changes in crop yields as caused by high concentrations of pollutants.

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday that pollution of our air from industry, agriculture and transport was set to.

Global Sources of Local Pollution examines the impact of the long-range transport of four key air pollutants (ozone, particulate matter, mercury, and persistent organic pollutants) on air quality and pollutant deposition in the United States. It also explores the environmental impacts of U.S.

emissions on other parts of the : $ The OECD in adopted a “Co-operative Technical Programme to Measure the Long Range Transport of Air Pollutants.” This programme covering Northwest Europe focussed primarily on sulphur dioxide and sulphur compounds and was concluded in after confirming that these compounds do travel hundreds of kilometers across international by: 1.

The link between air pollution and transport sector has been widely recognized for a long period of time (Colvile et al., ). Urban transport has become an increasingly important source of air.

Initial steps towards international co-operation in the field of air pollution abatement were taken at a UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm in The same year, the OECD initiated an international programme to address Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP).

This programme was later located under the. Taking GNP as a measure of the total air pollution from a country and assuming a residence time of 5 days in the atmosphere, the result showed that the long-range transport of air pollutants on the northern hemisphere would largely be limited to midlatitudes and a few thousand kilometres beyond the industrialised : B.

Ottar. The overall persistency may be predicted by multimedia models, as for example "The OECD software tool for screening chemicals for overall persistence and long-range transport potential" available.

A staggering US$ trillion is the economic cost of the approximate premature deaths and of the diseases caused by air pollution in the WHO European Region inaccording to the first-ever study of these costs conducted for the Region.

The amount is nearly equivalent to one tenth of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the entire European Union in Urban mobility is rapidly becoming one of the greatest challenges facing developed and developing countries alike.

Transport is estimated to be responsible for nearly a quarter of global energy-related CO2. There are also rising concerns about its impact on the quality of urban life, including social inequities, and about the effects of its pollution on health and buildings.

Air pollution in urban centres, often caused by transport and the use of small-scale burning of wood or coal, is linked to a range of health problems, from minor eye irritation to upper respiratory symptoms in the short-term and chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma, cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer in the long-term.Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Observational Platforms Used for Long-Range Pollution Transport Studies." National Research Council.

Global Sources of Local Pollution: An Assessment of Long-Range Transport of Key Air Pollutants to and from the United States. Washington, DC: The National.The Joint Task Force on the Health Aspects of Air Pollution was established in within the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution to assess the health effects of such pollution and to provide supporting documentation.

Members include experts designated by countries that are parties to the Convention.