Publications

Synergies among national, regional and local approaches, including emission abatement policies

 - C. Carnevale, G. Finzi, E. Pisoni, M. Volta, G. Guariso, R. Gianfreda, G. Maffeis, P. Thunis, L. White, G. Triacchini (2012). An integrated assessment tool to define effective air quality policies at regional scale, Environmental Modelling and Software, 38, 306-315.

- M. Amann et al. (2011) Cost-effective control of air quality and greenhouse gases in Europe: Modeling and policy applications, Environmental Modelling & Software, 26, 1489-1501.

- E. Pisoni, C. Carnevale and M. Volta (2009). Multi-criteria analysis for PM10 planning, Atmospheric Environment, 43, 4833-4842.

 - C. Carnevale, E. Pisoni and M. Volta (2008). A multi-objective nonlinear optimization approach to designing effective air quality control policies, Automatica, 44, 1632-1641.

- C. Carnevale, E. Pisoni and M. Volta (2007). Selecting effective ozone exposure control policies solving a two-objective problem, Ecological Modelling, 204, 93-103.

 

Air quality assessment and planning, including modelling and measurement 

 - C. Carnevale, G. Finzi, G. Guariso, E. Pisoni, M. Volta (2012). Surrogate models to compute optimal air quality planning policies at a regional scale, Environmental Modelling and Software, 34, 44-50.

  - Ho, Q., B., A. Clappier (2011). Road traffic emission inventory for air quality modelling and to evaluate the abatement strategies: A case of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Atmos. Environ., 45, 3584-3593.

 - Ho, Q., B., A. Clappier, and F. Golay (2010): Air pollution forecast for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2015 and 2020, Air Qual .Atmos. Health4, 145-158, DOI: 010.1007/s11869-010-0087-2.

- Belalcazar, L., C.,  A. Clappier, N. Blond, T. Flassak, J. Eichhorn (2010): An evaluation of the estimation of road traffic emission factors from tracer studies, Atmos Environ.44, 3814-3822.

 - Belalcazar, L., C., O. Fuhrer, M. D. Ho, E. Zarate and A. Clappier (2009): Estimation of road traffic emission factors from a long term tracer study, Atmos Environ.43, 5830-5837.

- C. Carnevale, G. Finzi, E. Pisoni and M. Volta (2009). Neuro-fuzzy and neural network systems for air quality control, Atmospheric Environment, 43, 4811-4821.

 

Health Impact Assessment approaches

 - C. Carnevale, G. Finzi, E. Pisoni, M. Volta, F. Wagner (2012). Defining a nonlinear control problem to reduce particulate matter population exposure, Atmospheric Environment, 55, 410-416.

- C. Carnevale, G. Finzi, E. Pisoni, M. Volta (2011). Minimizing external indirect health costs due to aerosol population exposure: a case study from Northern Italy, Journal of Environmental Management, 92, 3136-3142.

- E. Pisoni and M. Volta (2009). Modeling Pareto Efficient PM10 control policies in Northern Italy to reduce health effects, Atmospheric Environment, 43, 3243-3248.

- C.A. Pope, R. Burnett, M.J. Thun, E.E. Calle, D. Krewski, K. Ito, G.D. Thurston (2002). Lung cancer, cardiopulmonary mortality and long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution, Journal of the American Medical Association, 287, 1132–1141.

 

Source apportionment 

 - Belis, C. A., F. Karagulian, B. R. Larsen, and P. K. Hopke (2013). Critical Review and Meta-Analysis of Ambient Particulate Matter Source Apportionment using Receptor Models in Europe. Atmospheric Environment 69: 94-108.

 - Fragkou, E., I. Douros, N. Moussiopoulos, and C. A. Belis (2012). Current Trends in the use of Models for Source Apportionment of Air Pollutants in Europe. International Journal of Environment and Pollution 50 (1-4): 363-375.

  - Karagulian, F. and C. A. Belis (2012). Enhancing Source Apportionment with Receptor Models to Foster the Air Quality Directive Implementation.International Journal of Environment and Pollution 50 (1-4): 190-199.

 

Uncertainty and robustness, including QA / QC 

 - P. Thunis, D. Pernigotti, A. Pederzoli, (2012). FAIRMODE SG4 Report: Model quality objectives template performance report & DELTA updates. Fairmode report.

 - P. Thunis, A. Pederzoli, D. Pernigotti (2012). Performance criteria to evaluate air quality modeling applications, Atmospheric Environment, 59, 476-482.

- E. Pisoni, C. Carnevale and M. Volta (2010). Sensitivity to spatial resolution of modeling systems designing air quality control policies, Environmental Modelling & Software, 25, 66-73.

 

Others

Implementing provisions/decisions to the European AAQD.

Guide on modelling Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) for air quality assessment and planning relevant to the European Air Quality Directive.

Guidance on the use of models for the European Air Quality Directive (version 6.2).