Publication

Comprehensive Assessment of North American Air Emissions Inventories and Ambient Air Monitoring Networks

September 1, 2009 84 pages

Comprehensive Assessment of North American Air Emissions Inventories and Ambient Air Monitoring Networks

September 1, 2009 84 pages

Description

Air quality issues in the 21st century are complex and the strategies for successfully addressing these issues need to be comprehensive. In general, air quality management strategies have focused on achieving ambient air quality goals through emission reductions.

Development of air emission inventories and air monitoring networks, along with air quality modeling, remain critical components of air quality management. Now, with the ever-increasing interconnections of air quality concerns across country and continental boundaries, the comparability of country inventories and networks is essential for assessing and protecting air quality

Additional Information

Document Type: Background paper
Theme: Pollutants