Special Issue "Advances in Air Quality Monitoring and Assessment"
A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Environmental and Sustainable Science and Technology".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2021.
Interests: air quality; analytical chemistry; atmospheric chemistry; source apportionment, particulate matter; climate change; catalysis
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Air quality monitoring is a long-term assessment of pollutant levels that helps to assess the extent of pollution and provide information on air quality trends. Furthermore, an air quality monitoring system (AQMS) supports research by providing the information necessary for scientists to perform long-term studies of the exposure of population to various atmospheric substances and in general to estimate the health effects of air pollution. In addition, an advanced AQMS could make available useful information to policymakers and planners in order to make informed decisions on managing and improving air quality by better understanding the sources of air pollution.
The purpose of this Special Issue is to provide an overview of recent advances in environmental monitoring and assessment that includes the design, development, and application of advanced monitoring systems. These systems should be based on cutting-edge scientific knowledge and not replicate well-known monitoring techniques. Potential topics of the journal include, but are not limited to, technical developments of AQM systems (including advanced sensor technologies), methodological approaches to assess the impact of air pollution in human health, and long-term personal and population exposure assessment studies. Scientific papers dealing with monitoring and health data fusion techniques and evaluation of air quality models using data from advanced AQMS are also encouraged.
Dr. Thomas Maggos
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Design of air quality monitoring systems
- Development of AQ monitoring techniques
- Exposure assessment methodologies
- Health impact assessment
- Advanced air quality models based on long-term AQ monitoring
- Data fusion techniques
- Sensors applications for AQ assessment
- Indoor and ambient AQ