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USING THE WRF/CHEM MODEL TO EVALUATE URBAN EMISSION REDUCTION STRATEGIES: MADRID CASE STUDY

Roberto San José, Juan L. Pérez, Libia Pérez, Rosa Maria Gonzalez Barras
2018 LIFE International Journal of Health and Life-Sciences  
The results indicate that the daily concentration of NO2 decreased by only about 1.3 % and so the measures taken were not sufficiently effective compared to the traffic reduction effort that reached around  ...  EMIMO-WRF/Chem air quality modeling system (1 km) has been used to assess the effectiveness of emergency measures based on traffic restrictions to reduce concentrations of air pollutants 102 during the  ...  The UPM authors thankfully acknowledge the computer resources, technical expertise and assistance provided by the Red Española de Supercomputación.).  ... 
doi:10.20319/lijhls.2018.41.101121 fatcat:zmkksqj3zvgh3paeeu7xndwtau

Developing Indicators for Comprehensive and Sustainable Transport Planning

Todd Litman
2007 Transportation Research Record  
This report provides guidance on the use of indicators for sustainable and livable transportation planning.  ...  It describes factors to consider when selecting sustainable transportation indicators, identifies examples of indicators and indicator sets, and provides recommendations for selecting sustainable transport  ...  Acknolwedgments Thanks to Marc Brenman, and members of the TRB Sustainable Transportation Indicators Subcommittee for valuable contributions and feedback on this report.  ... 
doi:10.3141/2017-02 fatcat:kplhl7mzajfo5okphpfvswx5sm

Big Data for Social Sciences: Measuring patterns of human behavior through large-scale mobile phone data [article]

Pål Sundsøy
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Norway and a natural disaster on the south-coast in Bangladesh.  ...  Through seven publications this dissertation shows how anonymized mobile phone data can contribute to the social good and provide insights into human behaviour on a large scale.  ...  Doing research on 'Big Data' applied to social sciences has been my main focus during these years, and the interest in this subject has increased gradually throughout my time at Telenor.  ... 
arXiv:1702.08349v1 fatcat:q73dimeqtvdkbpsjjzwed57zqu

Appendix

2010 Social Trends  
Annual figures have been derived as an average of the monthly prices. The annual change in price is shown as the average percentage change over the year and is calculated from the house price index.  ...  However, these abstractions are small in volume and have a limited impact on the annual abstraction figures, although the resource and environmental impact of agricultural abstraction can be significant  ... 
doi:10.1057/st.2010.22 fatcat:kmxdfchkprdnpkja4cezlorp6a

Use of conspicuity aids by cyclists and risk of crashes involving other road users: Population based case-control study

Philip D. Miller, Denise Kendrick, Carol Coupland, Frank Coffey
2017 Journal of Transport and Health  
Summer months were defined as those with greater than the annual mean bicycle use and winter with less than the annual mean bicycle as reported in a monthly breakdown of Department for Transport statistics  ...  mean of estimated Annual Average Daily Cycle Traffic at all monitored sites along the route RL = Route Length in kilometres CIC3 = total number of Cycle Injury Crashes in the past three years for each  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jth.2017.03.008 fatcat:4eybhadsf5hwrbitooi4fheyby

Monitoring change in cycling with the Danish bike- traffic index

Niels E. W. Moltved, Flemming Clausen, Zofia Jagielska, Christian Overgård Hansen, Thomas A. Sick Nielsen
2020
The Danish Road Directorate has long experience in planning for cycling and the use of bicycle data and indexes.  ...  The number of counting stations included in the index has been increased over time to improve reliability and allow support for the development and assessment of policies aiming to maintain and further  ...  Accuracy of the bike-traffic-index The accuracy of the bike-traffic-index is estimated on assessments of annual average daily traffic (AADT) in the strata, whereas the index is applied for average monthly  ... 
doi:10.5278/ojs.td.v1i1.5968 fatcat:donl4asaq5dbrjnfdlu5bjxrdy

Experience from Integrated Air Quality Management in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area and Singapore

Molina, Velasco, Retama, Zavala
2019 Atmosphere  
This article reviews the air quality and compares the policies implemented in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) and Singapore and offers insights into the complexity of managing air pollution to  ...  The urban population is projected to increase to 68% by 2050, with most of the increase occurring in Asia and Africa.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the Secretary of Environment of the Government of Mexico City for providing the air quality and emissions data used in this article.  ... 
doi:10.3390/atmos10090512 fatcat:zuyg3hjmozeilfj42hev32x5v4

A catch history for Atlantic walruses (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) in the eastern Canadian Arctic

D Bruce Stewart, Jeff W Higdon, Randall R Reeves, Robert EA Stewart
2014 NAMMCO Scientific Publications  
The data on Inuit subsistence catches before ca. 1928 are particularly fragmentary and uncertain.  ...  The sources, quality and completeness of the catch data vary widely over time and space and between the different hunt types.  ...  Amanda Currie, Caroline Girard, and Tom Strong (retired) of DFO provided unpublished data and Becky Sjare of DFO provided a very constructive review of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.7557/3.3065 fatcat:hcn6kwdp6bcfhmp5taqqdlcfrq

Uncertainties in Risk Estimations of Electromagnetic Fields of Overhead Power Lines

A de Jong, J P. van der Sluijs, J A. Wardekker
2009 Epidemiology  
and Objective: Hot and cold temperatures significantly increase the risk of death in many regions of the world.  ...  Methods: We used mortality data from 106 cities in the US NMMAPS study (years 1987-2000).  ...  Background and Objective: Road traffic is the main source of urban noise.  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.ede.0000362736.78454.e2 fatcat:e6znysbbefhkno24vc6vhfcotq

The Internet of Things in Health Care in Oxford: Protocol for Proof-of-Concept Projects

Edward Meinert, Michelle Van Velthoven, David Brindley, Abrar Alturkistani, Kimberley Foley, Sian Rees, Glenn Wells, Nick de Pennington
2018 JMIR Research Protocols  
Although early in the application to health, the IoT and the potential it provides to make the patient a partner at the center of decisions about care represent an exciting opportunity.  ...  and evaluate technologies and solutions that will capitalize on the IoT.  ...  Full weeks used for the correct calculation of averages.  ... 
doi:10.2196/12077 pmid:30514695 pmcid:PMC6299230 fatcat:nlhixxr5nvfb3h2k4owv3xtdje

General Poster Sessions

2014 International forestry review  
., thinning increased reindeer fodder potential by 200% while at the same time it decreased annual stem volume increment by 28%.  ...  Annual stem volume increment increased with fertilization but decreased with thinning.  ...  The carbon footprint of forestry in east Norway: a life cycle analysis. Lange, H., Timmermann, V., Dibdiakova, J., Gobakken, L.  ... 
doi:10.1505/146554814814281701 fatcat:tkm4o67rtvbjban3fbhbcayvqa

Essentials of Supply Chain Management [article]

Hokey Min
2015 Zenodo  
Over the years, most firms have focused their attention on the effectiveness and efficiency of separate business functions such as purchasing, production, marketing, financing, and logistics.  ...  To capture the synergy of inter-functional and inter-organizational integration and coordination across the supply chain and to subsequently make better strategic decisions, a growing number of firms have  ...  For example, the accuracy of a demand plan can be checked on a monthly basis, whereas the accuracy of master production schedules and material requirement planning can be measured on a weekly basis.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5710302 fatcat:t34taptxabcsrc6y6coejjb7gm

Latent Immunological Effects of Gestational Exposure to Heptachlor Epoxide

Dean Baker, Haiou Yang, Ulrike Luderer, Sastry Gollapudi
2011 Epidemiology  
Mortality started to increase at average temperature 31°C (average of daily maximum and minimum; 3 or more days).  ...  The first relies on a descriptive analysis of the impact of past heat waves and expert judgment.  ...  We calculated the distances between participantsЈ home address and federal and state highways.  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.ede.0000392128.65234.11 fatcat:dft32xujtzchzcnldns7ppf6iq

Volume 19 : 2021 Issue 1

MIP Malaysia
2021 PLANNING MALAYSIA JOURNAL  
The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of MIP. This journal is a refereed journal.  ...  All articles were reviewed by two or three unanimous referees identified by the Institute (MIP).  ...  Acknowledgment of Funding Sources Sources of funding for the research reported in the article should be duly acknowledged at the end of the article.  ... 
doi:10.21837/pm.v19i15.919 fatcat:f65dpqryazfspfuubwwxpaedae

D7.5 Final City Policy Package – Last City

Stephan Slingerland, Irati Artola
2020 Zenodo  
As such each report includes a synthesis of citizens behaviours and prefered future policies, policymakers' views, modelling impacts (economic, air quality, health, cost-related) of a set of selected policy  ...  These policy package reports gather the most relevant results, findings and evidence gathered as part of ClairCity activities and research unders WP4 – Citizen Engagement; WP5 – Quantification and WP6  ...  PM2.5 concentrations in 2018 exceeded WHO guideline values for yearly and daily averages (10 / 25 µg m -3 ) at all measuring stations.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3972929 fatcat:7uahz4wypfaklftwatuveacvqm
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