Timing of work packages and their components (gantt chart)

The table below shows the participants in different work packages, tasks and the scheduling of the work. It is planned that all participants start implementing the project in the first month. Theoretical and model development studies in the line with the proposed project are already initiated at the institutions.

 

Time schedule for Workpackages tasks

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

WPs

Activity

I

II

III

IV

I

II

III

IV

I

II

III

IV

 

Kick-off meeting

+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st year meeting

 

 

+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mid-term assessment meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

+

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd year meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+

 

 

 

 

 

Final meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+

 

    YEAR1 YEAR2 YEAR3

WP01

Emissions (P. Builtjes / H Denier van der Gon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T1.1

Global emission inventories (lead: TNO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T1.2

Regional Pan-European emission inventory (lead: TNO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T1.3

Compilation of a baseline scenario (lead: USTATT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T1.4

Case studies (lead: KCL, 6, 4, 19)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T1.5

European heat flux inventory (lead: KCL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T1.6

Validation, evaluation and improvement of EI’s (lead: TNO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T1.7

Processing of emission inventories according to scenario requests (lead: TNO/MPIC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WP02

Megacity Features (S. Grimmond, I. Esau)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T2.1

Surface morphology: classification and database (lead: FMI, 6, 8, 11, 10, 17)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T2.2

Flow deformation by urban canopy in the urban sub-layer (lead: DMI, 5, 7, 10, 16,17)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T2.3

Urban energy balance (lead: KCL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T2.4

Urban atmospheric boundary layer  (lead: NERSC, 17, 1, 5, 7, 12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T2.5

“Megacity dispersion features” (lead: JRC, 1, 5, 11, 12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WP03

Megacity Plume Case Study (Beekmann/Baltensperger)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T3.1

Characterization of the atmospheric aerosol and relevant precursors (lead: CNRS-LSCE, 13, 22, 2, 17, 11, 6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T3.2

Source apportionment of PM (lead: PSI, 2, 6, 22, 17)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T3.3

Examination of the evolution of aerosols and gas-aerosol interactions in the urban outflow of Paris (lead: CNRS-LAMP, 6, 13, 2, 22, 17)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T3.4

Model evaluation and constraints (lead: CNRS-Lisa, 17, 2, 6, 13, 22, 11)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WP04

Megacity Air Quality (N. Moussiopoulos)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T4.1

Multiscale physical processes - From the city to the street scale (lead: AUTH, 18,1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T4.2

Multiscale chemical processes - From the city to the street scale (lead: FORTH, 5, 7, 12, 18)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T4.3

Interactions between air quality and meteorology/climate (lead: DMI, 5, 23)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T4.4

Source apportionment – identification and quantification of relevant pathways (lead: AUTH, 3, 4,  7, 12, 18)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T4.5

Exposure estimates (lead: FMI)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WP05

Regional and Global Atmospheric Composition
(J. Kukkonen, A. Stohl)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.1

Application of satellite data to characterize the regional-to-global-scale impact of megacities (lead: MPIC, 7,17)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.2

Improvement of the regional and global CTMs to simulate megacities and their effects (lead: FORTH, 1,4,15, 18, 24)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.3

Evaluation of the current capability of regional CTMs to predict megacity plumes (lead: FMI, 4,6,12,14-18,24).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.41

Determination of the impact of megacities on regional and global atmospheric composition. Regional scale impacts (lead: FMI, 1-4,6,14-18,24).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.42

Determination of the impact of megacities on regional and global atmospheric composition. Global impacts (lead: MPIC, 2,4,15)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.43

Determination of the impact of megacities on regional and global atmospheric composition. Megacity pollutant dispersion characteristics (lead: NILU, 3, 15).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.51

The influence of regional-scale pollution on megacities, and inverse modelling of the emissions of megacities (lead: DMI, 7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.52

Intercontinental transport of plumes from megacities or agglomerations of megacities (lead: NILU, 3).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T5.6

Megacity impacts in the future (lead: MetO, 7,12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WP06

Regional and Global Climate Impacts
(W. Collins, F. Giorgii)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T6.1

Regional and global radiative forcing and climate effects from constituent changes (lead: MetO, 9, 1, 3, 21)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T6.2

Radiative forcing and climate effects from long-lived greenhouse gases (lead: MetO).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T6.3

Task 6.3: Measurements (lead: UHel)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T6.4

Climate feedback (lead: MetO, 9)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WP07

Integrated Tools and Implementation
(R. Sokhi, H. Schlünzen)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T7.1

Synthesis of outcomes of WPs – in relation to scientific knowledge and adequacy of models for mitigation measures and policy needs (lead: UH-CAIR).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T7.2

Formulation and development of an integration framework (lead: DMI)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T7.3

Evaluation of integrated methods and models for risk/impact quantification (lead: UHam)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T7.4

Implementation of integrated tools to other megacities (lead: WMO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T7.5

Recommendations on the scientific analysis of megacity impacts on regional and global air quality and climate (lead: UH-CAIR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


FP7 EC MEGAPOLI, 2008-2011