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Sep 23, 2020
Low Emission Zones

What is a Low Emission Zone (LEZ)? An LEZ is a defined area within a city where access to the most polluting vehicles is restricted to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

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Jul 31, 2020
Blasting planning tools

Controlled detonations or “blasts” represent a key and recurrent activity during the performance of certain relevant economic activities, mainly in the mining, mining, construction and building demolition industries.

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Jun 22, 2020
Will artificial intelligence replace the conventional weather forecasting system?

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.

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Jun 02, 2020
Model output data integration using a Web Map Server

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.

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May 11, 2020
Chemical risk management

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.

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May 05, 2020
The effect of diesel engines in road emissions

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.

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Apr 27, 2020
Wind pattern, a key element for solar plant design.

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.

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Apr 02, 2020
Global and Regional Climate Change Models

Representing the historical and future climate at different spatial resolution scales.

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Mar 05, 2020
2019: A year of extremes

Data registered from a year marked by historical heat waves and by “DANA” affecting the east of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Sep 30, 2019
Improve the reliability of the wrf meteorological data set

The atmospheric pollutants dispersion models (AERMOD, CALPUFF,…) require meteorological information as input data in order to run correctly.

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