Assessment of Lead Pollution Levels in the Netherlands (EMEP case study)

I. Ilyin, M. Varygina (METEOROLOGICAL SYNTHESIZING CENTRE - EAST)

E. van der Swaluw, B. Jimmink, A.J. Leekstra (NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT)

CONTENTS

Title

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Contents

INTRODUCTION

1. INPUT DATA PROVIDED BY THE NETHERLANDS

1.1. Emission data

1.2. Monitoring data

2. MODEL ASSESSMENT FOR THE NETHERLANDS

2.1. Air concentrations and deposition of lead in the Netherlands with fine spatial resolution

2.2. Source-receptor relationships for individual provinces

2.3. Contribution of the Dutch provinces to transboundary transport within the country and to the EMEP region

2.4. Key source categories of lead pollution in the Netherlands

2.5. Concluding remarks

3. EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS OF MODELLING RESULTS

3.1. Comparison of modelled and measured concentrations

3.2. Application of inverse modelling approach

3.3. Comparison of improved modelling results with measurements

CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES

Annex A. INPUT INFORMATION AND BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF MODELLING WITH FINE (5x5 km2) SPATIAL RESOLUTION FOR THE NETHERLANDS

Annex B. REGULAR INFORMATION ON LEAD POLLUTION LEVELS IN THE NETHERLANDS (50X50 km2)

Annex C. SOURCE-RECEPTOR DEPOSITION MATRICES FOR THE NETHERLANDS IN 2007

Annex D. DEPOSITION FROM EMISSION SOURCE CATEGORIES OF THE NETHERLANDS TO PROVINCES OF THE COUNTRY

 

 

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