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Document ID (ISN)107264
CIS number 07-1385
Year 2007
Convention or series no. CONCAWE Report No.5/07
Author(s) Baverstock S., Gennart J.P., King D., Money C., Phillips R., Taalman R., Urbanus J.
Title Report of a workshop on environment and health: Air quality research needs in the EU 7th Framework Programme of Research, 15-16 January 2007
Bibliographic information CONCAWE, Boulevard du Souverain 165, 1160 Brussels, Belgium, May 2007. iv, 28p. + CD-ROM
Internet access http://www.concawe.org/DocShareNoFrame/Common/GetFile.asp?PortalSource=156&DocID=11743&mfd=off&pdoc=1/ [in English]
Abstract Report on a conference on air quality research needs held in Brussels, Belgium, on 15-16 January 2007, organized with the collaboration of the European Commission's Directorate General Research. The aims were to foster a multidisciplinary approach to identifying research needs, serve as a forum for international exchange and provide the opportunity for participants to reveal gaps in order to identify areas for future studies. Topics addressed included studies of the mortality and morbidity in the European population, the impact of traffic emissions on public health, elucidating the mechanisms of toxic action, development of toxicity screening tests and impact of particulate matter metrics on human health. The complete proceedings and conference materials are included in the accompanying CD-ROM in PDF format.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; petroleum and natural gas industry; health hazards; atmospheric pollution
Descriptors (secondary) information dissemination; Belgium; toxicology; particle size; cooperation; research; conference; financing of programmes; environmental pollution
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Environmental pollution