Amsterdam 2014

Aerosol fractions, climate forcing and air pollution

EFCA Special Session at NCGG-7

Amsterdam, 6 November 2014, 16-10-18.10

 Programme                                            Session report

Chairman: Thomas Reichert, president EFCA

 Introduction by the Chairman

 “Controlling the risks of fine particulate matter: size, numbers, chemical properties and forcing; how to proceed?” Paper

Joop van Ham, European Federation of Clean Air and Environmental Protection Associations (EFCA), Delfgauw, Netherlands. 

 "Impact of natural and anthropogenic aerosols on mixed-phase and ice clouds" 

Corinna Hoose et al, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Troposphere Research (IMK-TRO) and Atmospheric Aerosol Research Department (IMK-AAF), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen.

 “Hygroscopicity of Atmospheric Particles: Implications for their Effects on Human Health and Climate”

George Biskos, Technical University Delft, Netherlands and University of the Aegean, Greece

 "Sources and production of primary and secondary organic aerosols: Insights from the combination of a chemistry - climate model and measurements”

Alexandra Tsimpidi, Vlassis Karydis and Jos Lelieveld, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany

 “The influence of traffic on the black carbon concentration: investigations in Leipzig, Germany, and La Paz, Bolivia”

Alfred Wiedensohler, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), Leipzig, Germany

 Panel discussion with speakers