A Measurement Network for Healthier Cities
Air pollution, noise pollution, a negative impact on ecosystems, climate change, and an adverse effect on human health – these are all consequences of global transportation.
How is urban air pollution changing as traﬃc emissions decrease? Scientists from the United States, Austria, and from the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK-8: Troposphere) are trying to answer this question by utilizing measurements of trace gases onboard the world’s largest airborne chemical laboratory.
Commercial aircraft that collect important data for atmospheric research on their flights around the world: this is the idea behind the project IAGOS, which emerged from the research projects MOZAIC and CARIBIC in 2012, and became a European Research Infrastructure in 2014.
Der Weltklimarat (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC) legt am Montag, 9. August 2021, den ersten Teil seines neuen Sachstandsberichts vor, der den wissenschaftlichen Kenntnisstand zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen des Klimawandels zusammenfasst.
Jülich, 20 May 2021 – Dr. Georgios Gkatzelis has been awarded the Klaus Tschira Boost Fund with funding worth € 80,000. The Jülich scientist will use the funding to research the impact on the air of new sources of pollution, such as volatile chemical products.