Meteorological Synthesizing Centre - East (MSC-E)

is one of the international research Centres of the EMEP programme operating under the LRTAP Convention of UNECE.

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

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Current activity

Long-term trends on HMs and POPs - MSC-E contribution
    WGE Report  
    "Trends in ecosystem and health responses to long-range
      transported atmospheric pollutants
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MSC-E activity on emissions

EMEP/MSC-E activities in the field of HM and POP emissions in 2016.

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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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Contribution to UNEP Global Mercury Assessment

MSC-E took part in preparation of the UNEP Global Mercury Assessment 2013 (GMA 2013) used for negotiations of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. An update of GMA 2013 is now in progress and a revised assessment is planned to be completed by the end of 2018. MSC-E participates in the Project Coordination Group of the assessment (Geneva, April 2016).

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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Forthcoming meeting

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