TFEIP meeting in Stockholm

06 May 2011

Aether staff recently returned from the UNECE Task Force on Emission Inventories and Projections (TFEIP) annual meeting, which this year was held in Stockholm. The meeting was attended by over 100 emission inventory experts from Europe and EECCA countries. Chris chaired the meeting, Melanie chaired the projections expert panel meeting and Justin gave two presentations: A review of Informative Inventory Reports (IIRs) submitted in 2011 and investigating the links between GMES and emission inventories.

GMES stands for Global Monitoring for the Environment and Security and it is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the European Space Agency, which aims at achieving an autonomous earth observation capacity. In addition, Emma Salisbury gave a presentation in the Combustion and Industry expert panel session on the work that Aether are doing for the European Commission on estimating emissions of ultrafine particles.  

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