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Work package 2: measures


Identifying, piloting and evaluating effective, efficient and cost-effective air quality measures to decrease public exposure in the NWE region.


The project wants to help decision makers to find specific solutions within the adapted (WP1) framework by identifying, piloting and evaluating the most effective, efficient and cost-effective measures to reduce exposure to health relevant pollutants. This will lead to a ranking of potential measures which will enable decision makers at various levels to adapt their current policies and/or action plans.
Financial and stakeholder-support related factors will also be included in the decision matrix as perceived political/economical risk is one of the main factors holding back current air pollution policies, although hardly any evidence for such is present.
This Work Package aims to explore, implement and evaluate different measures to decrease public exposure to air pollution. At the local level a number of test cities will develop and trial AP reduction measures. After these measures have been implemented, they will be evaluated for their effectiveness and health relevance.


WP2_DST    WP2_Pilot    WP2_Model    WP2_Filtratie


Besides evaluation of measures piloted within this project, previous evaluations done by various authorities throughout the NWE region (which are currently not publically available) will be collected (and completed when necessary), translated and combined in the decision matrix.
As a significant period of time will elapse before the ultimate results of air pollution reduction measures are reached, the effectiveness of building and vehicle filtration measures – a way to reduce public exposure - will be executed and evaluated. At the transnational level an integrated NWE-wide map of emissions and concentrations will be set up for health relevant parameters, necessary to evaluate the relative importance of the various types of sources.

JOAQUIN project


    Capacity building