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Meetings and Events


Twenty-sixth meeting of the Task Force on Integrated Assessment Modelling

14 - 16 May 2001

Brussels, Belgium

Agenda 

and presentations to download (if available)

Participation

Experts from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the European Community (EC) participated in the meeting.  Representatives from the Centre for Integrated Assessment Modelling (CIAM), the Chemical Coordinating Centre (CCC), the Meteorological Synthesizing Centre West of EMEP (MSC-W), the Coordinating Center for Effects (CCE), the European Environment Agency (EEA), Technical Support Unit of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as well as from EURELECTRIC,  the International Union of air Pollution Protection Associations (IUAPPA), the Oil Companies' European Organization for Environmental and Health Protection (CONCAWE) and the World Conservation Union (IUCN), were also present.  Mr. Rob MAAS (Netherlands) chaired the meeting.

Introduction

Progress in the framework of the Convention, secretariat presentation

Presentation by the European Commission on the Clean Air for Europe (CAFE) Programme

Presentation by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on its activities related to integrated assessment modelling

I.         EMISSION PROJECTIONS AND TRENDS

Emission scenarios up to 2020, results from a study for the EEA, presented by Markus Amann (CIAM) http://www.iiasa.ac.at/~rains/tfiam.html

Determinants of changes of emissions 1960 - 2020, Henning Wuester

The new emission reporting guidelines, results of the discussion of the Task Force on Emission Inventories and Projections

II.       MODELLING PARTICULATE MATTER POLLUTION

Report on the workshop on the potential of and cost for controlling fine particle emissions in Europe

          A.        Integrated assessment model developments

Progress of work at CIAM, presentation by Markus Amann (CIAM) http://www.iiasa.ac.at/~rains/tfiam.html

Progress of work at Imperial College, presentation by Rachel Warren (Imperial College London)

          B.        Further results on the assessment of health impacts

Workshop on the measurement and valuation of health impacts, conducted by the Network on Benefits and Economic Instruments (NEBEI), London, 19-20 February 2001.  Presentations made at the workshop are available at: http://www.unece.org/env/lrtap/ExpertGroups/nebei 

Study conducted at the Finnish Environment Institute (FEI) in cooperation with CIAM and Imperial College London to estimate the importance of exposure of rural and urban populations in Europe to primary PM, presentation by Matti Johansson (FEI).

A research note prepared by INERIS on integrating the environmental effects of PM into emission control strategies, presentation by Jean-Marc Brignon (INERIS)

          C.        Progress in atmospheric modelling and measurement of PM

Progress report by EMEP/MSC-W, presented by Leonor Tarrasn (EMEP/MSC-W) 

          D.        Urban modelling

Work on PM by the Senate of Berlin and the German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), presented by Martin Lutz (Berlin).

Urban scale integrated assessment model (USIAM) applied to London, presented by Prof. Helen ApSimon (Imperial College London)

Results from the EEA ShAIR project on urban exposure, presented by Hans Eerens (EEA-ETC)

A joint project by MSC-W, CIAM and the EC JRC to address urban air pollution (ozone, PM10, and PM2.5), presented by Leonor Tarrassn (MSC-W)

III.      INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT AT THE GLOBAL SCALE

Evaluation of linking global-regional-urban integrated assessment modelling scenarios, presented by Roel van Aalst (EEA)

Extending regional integrated assessment modelling to other regions of the world, presented by Richard Mills (IUAPPA)

Integrated assessment modelling for Asia, results of the new version of the RAINS-Asia model, presented by Markus Amann (IIASA) http://www.iiasa.ac.at/~rains/tfiam.html

Integrated Assessment and IPCC: Links between climate change and sub-global environmental issues, Rob Swart, Technical Support Unit of IPCC Working Group III

IV.      INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT MODELLING ACTIVITIES BY PARTIES

The MERLIN project, presented by Rainer Friedrich (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Integrated assessment model in Poland, presented by Bohuslav Jankowski (ENERGYSYS)

A comparison between the cost curves in the RAINS-model and the Swedish environmental quality objectives, presented by Catarina Sternhufvud (IVL)

V.        UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS

Uncertainty analysis for integrated assessment, first results, presented by Markus Amann (CIAM) www.iiasa.ac.at/~rains/tfiam.html

VI.      WORK PLAN

Estimating critical loads and dynamic modelling, progress and plans, presented by Max Posch (CCE)


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