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High resolution air quality forecasts in the Western Mediterranean area within the MACC, MACC-II and MACC-III European projects
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dc.contributor.authorCansado, Albertoes_ES
dc.contributor.authorMartínez Marco, Isabeles_ES
dc.contributor.authorMorales Morín, Tomáses_ES
dc.identifier.citationFísica de la Tierra. 2015, 27, p. 91-110es_ES
dc.description.abstractThe European Earth observation programme Copernicus, formerly known as GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) is establishing a core global and regional environmental tmospheric service as a component of the Europe’s Copernicus/GMES initiative through successive R&D projects led by ECMWF (European Center for Medium-range Weather Forecasting) and funded by the 6th and 7th European Framework Programme for Research and Horizon 2020 Programme: GEMS, MACC, MACC-II and MACC-III. AEMET (Spanish State Meteorological Agency) has participated in the projects MACC and MACC-II and continues participating in MACC-III ( AEMET has contributed to those projects by generating highresolution (0.05 degrees) daily air-quality forecasts for the Western Mediterranean up to 48 hours aiming to analyse the dependence of the quality of forecasts on resolution. We monitor the evolution of different chemical species such as NO2, O3, CO y SO2 at surface and different vertical levels using the global model MOCAGE and the MACC Regional Ensemble forecasts as chemical boundary conditions. We will show different case-studies, where the considered chemical species present high values and will show a validation of the air-quality by comparing to some of the available air-quality observations (EMEP/GAW, regional -autonomous communities- and local -city councils- air-quality monitoring networks) over the forecast domain. The aim of our participation in these projects is helping to improve the understanding of the processes involved in the air-quality forecast in the Mediterranean where special factors such as highly populated areas together with an intense solar radiation make air-quality forecasting particularly challenging.es_ES
dc.publisherUniversidad Complutense de Madrides_ES
dc.rightsLicencia CC: Reconocimiento CC BYes_ES
dc.subjectAir quality-
dc.subjectAir-quality modelling-
dc.subjectCalidad del airees_ES
dc.subjectModelización de la calidad del airees_ES
dc.subjectMACC European projectses_ES
dc.titleHigh resolution air quality forecasts in the Western Mediterranean area within the MACC, MACC-II and MACC-III European projectses_ES
dc.title.alternativePredicciones de calidad del aire a alta resolución en el Mediterráneo occidental para los proyectos MACC, MACC-II y MACC-IIIes_ES
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