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27 Jul 20152015 ADMS User Surveys

All users of ADMS 5, ADMS-Urban, ADMS-Roads and ADMS-Airport are invited to take part in this year's online User Surveys; the results of these surveys will help to guide the future development of these models as well as to shape the programme for this year's User Group Meetings. In addition, this year's surveys include the opportunity to register to be considered for participation in a new online ADMS User Showcase. A link to the relevant survey was sent to all registered users on Friday 24th July. If you did not receive this email and wish to participate, please contact CERC stating your name, organisation and which model you use and we will send you the relevant link. The surveys will remain open until 31st August 2015.

9 Jul 2015CERC carries out an air quality assessment for a proposed new section of 'Quietway'

CERC is working with A2 Environmental to assess the air quality impact of the A102(M) Embankment Scheme, a proposed new section of the Rochester Way 'Quietway' in Greenwich. The proposed scheme will join existing London Cycle Network (LCN+) routes together to provide a continuous walking and cycling route.

CERC is carrying out a qualitative air quality assessment for the scheme, in line with recent guidance from the Institute of Air Quality Management on Land-Use Planning & Development Control and the Assessment of Dust from Demolition and Construction.

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1 Jul 2015MACC air quality forecast now available from CERC

The latest MACC air quality forecasts for the UK are now available from the CERC website. The map shows the forecast using the UK Daily Air Quality Index. The map shows pollution from four individual pollutants (nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and particulates PM10 and PM2.5) and an overall value, which is the highest DAQI value from any pollutant. Forecasts are available for four days ahead.

The UK MACC forecasts shown in the map are taken from the MACC Regional Ensemble system. MACC is an EU-funded collaborative project coordinated by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and operated by a consortium of 36 members from 13 countries. Data from MACC is freely available for anyone to use.

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29 Jun 2015CERC carries out air quality assessments for poultry-litter-fuelled boilers

CERC is working with Wiser Environment to assess the air quality impact of a series of planned poultry-litter-fuelled boilers on farms in the UK. The work follows last year's amendment of the EU animal by-products regulations to allow the use of poultry litter as a fuel. The assessments use ADMS 5 to calculate pollutant concentrations at residential and ecological receptors around the farms.

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19 Jun 2015ADMS User Group Meeting held in Beijing 2-3 June 2015

In partnership with the Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry (LAPC) of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), CERC China held a two-day ADMS UGM in Beijing, on the 2-3rd June 2015. ADMS UGM was well attended by over 70 delegates across China.

Presentations included: ADMS's application in large environmental projects internationally; applications of ADMS-Airport to Beijing Capital international Airport; ADMS-Urban nested with regional models; modelling of tunnels and canyons and emergency release modelling.

David Carruthers, CERC's Director who presented at the UGM, commented: "CERC is very pleased to share with ADMS users in China our experiences and technical expertise, at a time when air pollution and urban smog is most relevant to people's daily life."

There are currently nearly 200 licence holders of the ADMS suite of models in China.


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