The 76th anniversary of the landing of Normandy was celebrated some days ago, a relevant historical event for the end of the Second World War and when meteorology played a crucial role. The landing took place exactly on June 6, 1944 due to the prior weather forecasts successfully conducted.
Maps are one of the basic products that can be created from numerical model output data. Whether numerical weather prediction models, air quality photochemical models, air dispersion models, wave models or any other, it is useful to show in a map different fields like the air temperature, wind speed and direction, pollutants concentration, significant wave height or any other variable obtained from the model.
The most severe industrial accidents are those involving dangerous chemicals, as they represent a significant threat to health and the environment. Furthermore, such accidents cause huge economic losses and disrupt sustainable growth.
Recently, the diesel engine and its reputation have drop dramatically as the interest in the environment was growing. The current Spanish vice president and Ecological Transition Minister Teresa Ribera said in 2018 that it is a public health matter, and that diesel will have no future.
Solar energy is one of the renewable markets with a higher expansion rate along the last years. Market competitiveness and operational profitability increase due to OPEX reduction is one of the key drivers.
Air pollution represents one of the most important health risks that currently exist. It is estimated that environmental pollution by fine particulate matter (PM2.5) contribute to 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide during 2016 (source: World Health Organization, WHO).