Meteorological Synthesizing Centre - East (MSC-E)

is one of the international research Centres of the Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of Long-Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP) operating under the LRTAP Convention of UNECE (CLRTAP).

The Centre focused its efforts on model assessment of the environment pollution with various toxic substances.

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Contribution to UNEP Minamata Convention

MSC-E took part in preparation of the Global Mercury Assessment 2013 for negotiations of the Minamata Convention on Mercury.

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Cooperation with UNEP Stockholm Convention

Further activity with regard to cooperation and exchange of scientific knowledge with the SC was the contribution of the UN ECE LRTAP Convention to the joint Conference of Bazel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, held in Geneva in May 2015.

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Methodology of trend analysis

Stunning Colors

There is the methodology of the trend analysis for operational evaluation of trends of air quality data (air concentrations and deposition fluxes of airborne pollutants) in the framework of CLRTAP is proposed.

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European Union and GMOS project

In the framework of co-operation with the European Commission MSC-E takes part in the EU funded project GMOS (Global Mercury Observation System). GMOS is a five-year project launched in 2010 and coming to the end of 2015.

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Cooperation with WG on Effects

MSC-E contributed to the WGE assessment report on trends providing the Group with information on long-term trends of HM pollution levels. 

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Overview of MCS-E activity on emissions

EMEP/MCS-E current activities in the field of HM and POP emissions.


Pilot simulations on the new EMEP grid

Following decisions of the Executive Body for CLRTAP (ECE/EB.AIR/113/Add.1) MSC-E initiated preparatory work for transition of the EMEP operational modelling of HM and POP pollution to the new EMEP grid. 


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