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Bringing together the European Research in atmospheric composition change

Challenges for the next decade

ACCENT-Plus Symposium

Urbino 17 -20 September 2013

 

ORAL PROGRAMME

 

DAY 1 TUE SEP 17

9.00 – 13.00

Registration

Opening Session: Chair  Michela Maione

14.00 – 15.00

Welcome addresses

 

15.00-15.40

Keynote Speech - Assessing the role of black carbon in the climate system: An important challenge and template for the future

David Fahey

15.40-16.00

Coffee Break

Session 1a:  IMPROVING OBSERVATIONAL CAPACITIES  (AEROSOL and REACTIVE GASES) – Chair Paolo Laj

16.00-16.20

Enhancement of in situ aerosol instrumentation within ACTRIS

U. Baltensperger

 

16.20-16.40

Indication of aerosol aging by aethalometer optical absorption measurements

I. Ježek

16.40-17.00

Chemical composition of organic aerosol explored by novel TD-PTR-MS

R. Holzinger

17.00-17.20

Organics in the Mix during SAPUSS

M. Dall’ Osto

17.20-17.40

Ceilometer for the aerosol profiling: opportunities and limits

F. Madonna

17.40-18.00

EMEP intensive measurement periods in close partnership with EU projects

W. Aas

18.30-20.30

Ice breaker

 

DAY 2 WED SEP 18

Session 1b: IMPROVING OBSERVATIONAL CAPACITIES  (AEROSOL and REACTIVE GASES) – Chair U. Baltensperger

9.00-9.20

A European aerosol phenomenology: total carbon, elemental carbon and absorption coefficient

F. Cavalli

9.20-9.40

Towards an improved European Infrastructure for reactive trace gas monitoring within ACTRIS

C. Plass-Duelmer

9.40-10.00

A methodology for the retrieval of aerosol volume concentration profiles through the synergy of LIDAR and photometer

I. Binietoglou

10.00-11.20

Poster Session and Coffee Break

 

Session 2a:  CLIMATE CHANGE, AIR POLLUTION  AND ECOSYSTEMS – Chair David Fowler

11.20-11.40

The ÉCLAIRE project– project overview and research highlights

E. Nemitz

11.40-12.00

The effect of climate and climate change on ammonia emissions in Europe

C. Geels

12.00-12.20

Climate versus emissions trends in nitrogen deposition over Europe, 2005—2050. The ECLAIRE/ENSCLIM ensemble study.

D. Simpson

12.20-12.40

ÉCLAIRE model comparison for atmospheric nitrogen components over Europe

R. Wichink-Kruit

12.40-13.00

Ozone fluxes at a mixed oak-hornbeam mature forest in the Po Valley. Results of the intensive and long-term measurement campaigns of the ECLAIRE FP7-Project

G. Gerosa

13.00 – 14.40

 

 

SESSION 3. SHORT LIVED POLLUTANTS, CLIMATE AND AIR QUALITY – Chair J.P. Burrows

14.40-15.00

Evaluating the climate and air quality impacts of short-lived pollutants

B. Collins

15.00 -15.20

Model calculations of the effects of present and future emissions of air pollutants from shipping in the Baltic and North Seas

J .E. Jonson

15.20-15.40

Hydroxyl radical regeneration in isoprene oxidation: upgraded mechanism lim1

J-F. Mueller

15.40-16.00

Coffee Break

 

16.20-16.40

The role of HFCs for ozone layer and climate protection

G. Velders

 

16.40-17.00

Evaluation of the regional online coupled model Cosmo-art in the framework of the air quality model evaluation international initiative (AQMEII)

L. Giordano

 

17.00-17.20

The importance of biomass burning as a source of BC in the European Arctic

C. Lund-Myhre

 

17.20-17.40

Long term observations of organic aerosol properties and sources in the urban Po valley

S. Gilardoni

 

17.40-18.00

Combined measurements of organic aerosol isotopic and chemical composition – a day/night test case

U. Dusek

18.00-20.00

Poster Pub

 

 

DAY 3, THU SEP 19

Session 2a:  CLIMATE CHANGE, AIR POLLUTION  AND ECOSYSTEMS – Chair Claire Granier

9.00-9.20

Isoprene emissions in Asia 1979-2012 : variability and trends, effects of changes in meteorology and land use, and comparison with top-down estimates

J. Stavakrou

9.20-9.40

Particulate matter emissions from natural sources in Europe – A case study of the impact of natural sources to PM pollution levels

N. Liora

9.40-10.00

Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and sulfur over Southern Europe with focus on the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

N. Mihalopoulos

10.00 -10.20

Reconstructing atmospheric composition change over the past decades from polar firn air

T. Roekmann

10.20-11.20

Coffee Break and Poster Session

 

Session 4: IMPROVING OBSERVATIONAL CAPACITIES (GREEN HOUSE GASES)- Chair Fahey

11.20-11.40

INGOS – an integrating activity preparing for improved greenhouse gases monitoring over Europe

I. Levin

12.00-12.20

N2O flux history 1999 – 2009 from a global atmospheric inversion

R. Thompson

12.20-12.40

Intercomparison campaign for the measurements of N2O fluxes from a grassland in Scotland using micrometeorology

D. Famulari

11.40-12.00

INGOS and the future for Non-CO2 greenhouse gases observations

A. Vermeulen

12.40-13.00

Detection and quantification of “new” greenhouse gases within INGOS

J. Laube

13.00-14.40

Lunch break

 

Session 5: ATMOSPHERIC COMPOSITION RESEARCH, THE NEXT DECADE, Chair Sandro Fuzzi

14.40-15.00

What we have learned from the past

O. Hov

15.00-15.20

Forward looking  (aerosol)

S. Pandis

15.20-15.40

Forward looking (oxidative capacities)

K. Law

15.40-16.00

Air Quality research needs:
from Research findings in support of the EU Air Quality Review Process

D. Fowler

16.00-16.20

Coffee Break

 

Session 6. GAS-AEROSOLS CLIMATE INTERACTION, Chair Spyros Pandis

16.20-16.40

Exploring the atmospheric boundary layer on board a Zeppelin-NT airship: first results from PEGASOS

A. Kiendler-Scharr

16.40-17.00

Aerosol ageing and effect on their optical properties by a new broadband aerosols spectrometer

Y. Rudich

17.00-17.20

Case studies of OH and gaseous sulphur compounds in relation to aerosol particles in the marine atmosphere

M. Adam

17.20-17.40

Particle number concentrations over Europe in 2030: the role of emissions and new particle formation

L. Ahlm

17.40 -18.00

Enhanced black carbon radiative forcing over an urban environment

A. Panicker

20.00

GALA DINNER

 

 

DAY 4 FRI SEP 20

Session 6: GAS-AEROSOLS CLIMATE INTERACTION, Chair Spyros Pandis

9.00-9.20

Atmospheric aerosol nucleation in the Po valley during the PEGASOS-Supersite experiment

S. Decesari

 

9.20-9.40

MACC_II: an updated European spatially distributed emission inventory for the years 2003-2009

J. Kuenen

 

Session 7:  INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT, Chair Michela Maione

9.40-10.00

The APPRAISAL FP7 project: integrated assessment for regional and local air quality policies

M.L. Volta

10.00 -10.20

Two way integration of GAINS and DCM analysis within the SEFIRA FP7 Project

E. Valeri

10.20 – 10.40

Multi objective analysis to control air pollution in Poland

K. Juda-Rezler

10.40 – 11.00

Coffee Break

 

11.00 -11.20

Modelling compliance with air quality limit values in the GAINS integrated assessment model: implications for the EU air quality legislation

G. Kiesewetter

 

11.20 -11.40

Neural network surrogate models in the frame of air quality planning at regional scale

E. Turrini

 

11.40 -12.00

The socio-economic impacts of road pricing schemes

I. Beretta

12.00 -12.20

Conclusions

 

 


The Symposium will start Tuesday September 17 at 2.00 PM and will close Friday September 20 at noon.

The symposium will be organised in the following sessions:

  • ATMOSPHERIC COMPOSITION RESEARCH, THE NEXT DECADE
  • CLIMATE CHANGE, AIR POLLUTION and ECOSYSTEMS
  • GAS-AEROSOLS CLIMATE INTERACTION
  • IMPROVING OBSERVATIONAL CAPACITIES - AEROSOLS and REACTIVE GASES 
  • IMPROVING OBSERVATIONAL CAPACITIES - GREEN-HOUSE GASES
  • INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT
  • SHORT LIVED POLLUTANTS, CLIMATE AND AIR QUALITY

A more detailed description of the session foci will be published soon

The Poster sessions will take place on Wednesday and Thursday mid-morning and on Wednesday evening (Poster Pub)

The Icebreaker will be organised on Tuesday evening and the Gala Dinner Thursdays evening

The following invited speakers have accepted to give a presentation:

David W. Fahey (Keynote)
David Fowler
Øystein Hov
Kathy Law
Spyros Pandis

 

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