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Photo-Oxidant Formation In The Milan Metropolitan Area

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EURO991752

Volume

36

Pages

6

Published

1999

Size

442 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

B. Calpini, A. Clappier, R. Jimenez, G. Larcheveque, B. Lazzarotto, A. Martilli, F. Pasi, Ph. Quaglia, V. Simeonov and H. van den Bergh

Abstract

Photo-Oxidant Formation in the Milan Metropolitan Area A contribution to subproject LOOP B Calpini, A. Clappier, R. Jimenez, G. Larcheveque, B Lazzarotto, A. Martilli, F. Pasi, Ph. Quaglia, V. Simeonov and H van den Bergh Laboratory of Air and Soil Pollution (LPAS), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Introduction The heavy photochemical air pollution in the Po valley, mainly due to precursor high emission from the Milan Metropolitan Area, has been chosen as the first case study of the Limitation of Oxidant Production (LOOP). For this purpose, a field campaign (PIPAPO) was recently carried out (May and June 1998) with the participation of several European air pollution research groups. Since LOOP aims to provide improved tools for assessment and development of efficient and cost-effective ozone management strategies, a

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