“Observation, Modelling and Assessment in the Arctic-Boreal Domain” – Special Session at the “Air Quality – Science and Application“ international conference

The Special Session on “Observation, Modelling and Assessment in the Arctic-Boreal Domain” (https://www.herts.ac.uk/airqualityconference/special-sessions) is arranged at the 13th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application (Thessaloniki, Greece, 27 June  - 1 July 2022; http://ww.airqualityconference.org). The Session Scope and Aims to bring together researchers and users interested to: (i) understand the Earth system and … Continue reading “Observation, Modelling and Assessment in the Arctic-Boreal Domain” – Special Session at the “Air Quality – Science and Application“ international conference

13th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application

The Organizing Committee of the 13th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application (Thessaloniki, Greece, 27 June - 1 July 2022; http://www.airqualityconference.org) welcomes to submit abstracts to the conference including special sessions on: * Air pollution and health* Sensors, crowd sourcing and numerical simulations for urban air quality* Air pollution in urban areas - science challenges … Continue reading 13th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application

Online Young Scientist School MEGAPOLIS-2021

The online Young Scientist School (YSS) on “Multi–Scales and –Processes Integrated Modelling, Observations and Assessment for Environmental Applications” (15 November – 3 December 2021) will introduce young generation of researchers to special topics in atmospheric  and environmental sciences, Earth system modelling approaches and applications (see announcement). During the school, participants will learn about the current … Continue reading Online Young Scientist School MEGAPOLIS-2021

H2020 RI-URBANS: Developing a roadmap for sustainable and interoperable service tools addressing challenges related to  evaluation, prediction and mitigation of air pollution impact on human health 

New Horizon-2020 project “Research Infrastructures Services Reinforcing Air Quality Monitoring Capacities in European Urban & Industrial AreaS  (RI-URBANS; 2021-2025)” has started this Autumn (online/hybrid kick-off-meeting is planned for 5-6 October 2021). This project as a Research and Innovation Action is coordinated by Prof. Xavier Querol (Spanish National Research Council Spain, CSIC) and Prof. Tuukka Petäjä … Continue reading H2020 RI-URBANS: Developing a roadmap for sustainable and interoperable service tools addressing challenges related to  evaluation, prediction and mitigation of air pollution impact on human health 

Aerosol Complex of Moscow State University for developing air quality infrastructure in Moscow megacity

Authors: Dr. Olga Popovicheva, Roman Kovach, Prof., Dr. Natalia Kosheleva, Dr. Sergey Chalov, Acad. Prof. Nikolay KasimovLomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia New-developed Aerosol complex is installed at Meteorological Observatory of Moscow State University (MSU), located at the territory of the MSU campus, southwest of Moscow city (Fig. 1). Fig. 1. Aerosol Complex MSU location … Continue reading Aerosol Complex of Moscow State University for developing air quality infrastructure in Moscow megacity

Hot weather in European part of Russia brings the biggest black carbon pollution into the Arctic

Authors: Dr. Olga Popovicheva, Vasilii Kobelev, Dr. Marina Chichaeva, Acad. Prof. Nikolay Kasimov Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia Aerosol station “Island Bely” is located on Bely Island in Kara sea (YNAO, North Western Siberia) (lat=73.333, lon=70.066), it was installed in 2019 https://peexhq.home.blog/2019/12/11/new-research-aerosol-stations-in-the-russian-arctic/. Researchers from Moscow State University (https://www.msu.ru/science/news/uchyenye-otkryli-novuyu-aerozolnuyu-stantsiyu-v-arktike.html) perform the long-term measurements of black … Continue reading Hot weather in European part of Russia brings the biggest black carbon pollution into the Arctic

Updates on the Megagrant project

The Megagrant website has been opened (https://megahapi.ru/; in test version until end of July 2021). Here we will upload here events, main achievements and project deliverables, both with structure and research activities.    Meanwhile, the research activities were done recently by Moscow State University (MSU) team, some of them are presented below.  Under working package2.   The … Continue reading Updates on the Megagrant project

Unprecedented high black carbon in the Arctic observed in September 2020

Authors: Dr. Olga Popovicheva, Vasilii Kobelev, Dr. Marina Chichaeva, Acad., Prof. Nikolay Kasimov Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia Unprecedented high black carbon in the Arctic is observed in September 2020 in the Northern Siberian Arctic, at the research aerosol station on the island Bely. The black carbon concentrations early in September were exceeded 20 times … Continue reading Unprecedented high black carbon in the Arctic observed in September 2020

Special Issue on “Data Fusion/Assimilation of Low-Cost Sensors for Air Pollution Exposure”

Prof. Tareq Hussein and Dr. Martha A. Zaidan from the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR, University of Helsinki) would like to invite you to contribute to a Special Issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601) that will be dedicated to Data Fusion/Assimilation of Low-Cost Sensors for Air … Continue reading Special Issue on “Data Fusion/Assimilation of Low-Cost Sensors for Air Pollution Exposure”

First results of the Megacity project – Moscow

Panarama from Moscow city. Photo credit: Olga Popovicheva In the complex situation of the plurality of emissions, an important research task remains in the Moscow megacity environment for assessment of the air quality and potential sources through aerosol composition analyses. Comprehensive synergetic Project “Integrated technology for environment assessment of Moscow megacity based on chemical analysis … Continue reading First results of the Megacity project – Moscow

High-quality greenhouse gas data published from 22 stations in Europe

ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) has released an update of its top-quality data on greenhouse gas concentrations and meteorological observations for 22 stations in Europe. Two of these stations, Pallas and Zeppelin Observatory, are located in the Arctic region. The published data, so called ICOS Level 2 data, is the final, quality checked ICOS data … Continue reading High-quality greenhouse gas data published from 22 stations in Europe