Air quality in Norwich, UK multi-scale modelling to assess the significance of city, county and regional pollution sources

Chatterton, T., Dorling, S. R., Lovett, A. A. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0554-9273 and Stephenson, M. (2000) Air quality in Norwich, UK multi-scale modelling to assess the significance of city, county and regional pollution sources. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 65 (1/2). pp. 425-433. ISSN 1573-2959

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Abstract

Norwich is the eastern most city in the United Kingdom. Despite a population of only 100,000 and very little local industry, studies have shown that the city experiences levels of nitrogen dioxide, ozone, particulates and sulphur dioxide exceeding the UK Air Quality Standards. Because of Norwich's situation within a large, predominantly rural area a large non-resident workforce is one factor that contributes to large, often very congested traffic flows. The city's location close to the European mainland also exposes it to polluted airmasses transported from the continent, especially in the case of particulates and ozone. In order to assess the relative contributions of local and regional sources, data from rural and urban monitoring sites are to be used in conjunction with ADMS-Urban and the UK Meteorological Office's NAME model.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 11 - sustainable cities and communities ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/sustainable_cities_and_communities
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia Research Groups/Centres > Theme - ClimateUEA
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Centres > Water Security Research Centre
Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Environmental Social Sciences
Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE)
Depositing User: Rosie Cullington
Date Deposited: 19 May 2011 09:37
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2024 13:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/30988
DOI: 10.1023/A:1006477112407

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