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Road traffic pollution monitoring and modelling tools and the UK national air quality strategy.

Marsden, G.R. and Bell, M.C. (2001) Road traffic pollution monitoring and modelling tools and the UK national air quality strategy. Local Environment, 6 (2). pp. 181-197. ISSN 1469-6711

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Abstract

This paper provides an assessment of the tools required to fulfil the air quality management role now expected of local authorities within the UK. The use of a range of pollution monitoring tools in assessing air quality is discussed and illustrated with evidence from a number of previous studies of urban background and roadside pollution monitoring in Leicester. A number of approaches to pollution modelling currently available for deployment are examined. Subsequently, the modelling and monitoring tools are assessed against the requirements of Local Authorities establishing Air Quality Management Areas. Whilst the paper examines UK based policy, the study is of wider international interest.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2001 Informa plc. This is an author produced version of a paper published in Local Environment. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > Institute for Transport Studies (Leeds)
Depositing User: Adrian May
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2014 09:36
Published Version: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t71...
Status: Published
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1080/13549830120052818
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/2554

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