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Jülich Experts Trace Nitrogen Oxides

Jülich, 21 February 2018 – On 27 February, the German Federal Administrative Court will decide whether prohibiting diesel-powered cars from entering large cities due to their pollutant emissions is legally admissible. However, in order to assess whether measures such as vehicle bans are expedient, differentiated measurement data and reliable computer models are required. Using their MOBILAB measurement vehicle, Jülich climate researchers are recording the distribution and causes of nitrogen oxides and other air pollutants in large cities.

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