Conference Programme - Session 1

Session 1 - Air pollution: chemistry and health risks

Chairpersons: Gerhard Lammel, Pérola de Vasconcellos and Barend L. van Drooge


  • Air pollution: sources and emissions
  • Development, application, and evaluation of air quality related models for local to global scales
  • Indoor vs outdoor air pollution: challenges and developments in evaluating impacts at different spatial-temporal scales
  • Exposure to air pollution: effects on human and environmental health
  • Local and remote observations and emerging technologies for monitoring air pollution
  • Role of nitrogen‐containing compounds in formation and transformation of ambient aerosols

Tuesday 13th June 2023 - ROOM 3 - Slot OP1

Time ID Title
9:25 – 9:40 KN01 Advanced air quality parametres in Europe
9:40 – 9:55
9:55 – 10:10 277 Aerosol Characterization in a Central-West site of Brazil: influence of farming activities and toxicity
10:10 – 10:25 285 New approach methodologies and chemometrics to study the effects of airborne pollution on lung health: application to air samples from suburban and rural backgrounds
10:25 – 10:40 1991 Exploring the chemical transformations of biomass burning and diesel exhausts at the EUPHORE simulation chamber
10:40 – 10:55 535 Evaluation of Organic Aerosols Over Central Indo-Gangetic Plain: Chemical Characteristics and Source Identification
10:55 – 11:10 294 The investigation of biomass burning events in the Arctic using optical and chemical measurments
11:10 – 11:25 900 Good News: Some Insecticides Have Been Virtually Eliminated in the Air near the Great Lakes

Tuesday 13th June 2023 - ROOM 3 - Slot OP2

Time ID Title
11:45 – 12:00 208 Fast and cost efficient analysis of organic molecular tracer compounds in PM for source apportionment studies
12:00 – 12:15 153 Contribution of atmospheric nitroaromatic compounds to light absorption of water-soluble brown carbon and its potential aqueous-phase formation
12:15 – 12:30 299 Pristine and Functionalized Fullerenes as constituents of Fine Airborne Aerosols: A MALDI-MS Screening Study
12:30 – 12:45 57 200 years of NH3 inventory in Europe inferred from 15N of NH4+ in Mont-Blanc ice core with unexpected recent combustion-related emissions
12:45 – 13:00 280 Spatial and temporal variation of particulate matter at micro level in different types of urban hotspots in an indian metropolis.

Tuesday 13th June 2023 - ROOM 3 - Slot OP3

Time ID Title
14:15 – 14:30 130 Chemical composition of PM2.5 collected in São Paulo (Brazil) during the covid-19 pandemic
14:30 – 14:45 217 Re-emissions of nitrated and oxygenated PAHs from land and sea surfaces in source and receptor areas
14:45 – 15:00 194 Unique Environmental Conditions at Dragon Eye Marine Lake (Croatia) Promoting New Particle Formation
15:00 – 15:15 265 Physico-chemical characterization of ultrafine particles emitted by different transport modes at different European cities
15:15 – 15:30 3005 Ambient air PM₂.₅ and associated PAHs assessment at urban background sites in Bulgaria
15:30 – 15:45 192 Vertical distribution of organic aerosols under temperature inversions: measurement by using tethered balloons.
15:45 – 16:00 321 Atmospheric sink mechanism of 4-isobutylacetophenone, a toxic intermediate product from ibuprofen decomposition
16:00 – 16:15 116 Multi source analysis of VOCs in rural, semi-urban and urban areas and their role on ozone and SOA formation.

Tuesday 13th June 2023 - ROOM 3 - Slot OP4

16:35 – 16:501713Study of CO₂ adsorption on activated carbon spheres
16:50 – 17:052485Comparison of source apportionment methods: Receptor Models – PMF and Dispersion Models – CAMx/PSAT in Po Valley (Italy) and Catalonia (Spain)
17:05 – 17:102738 PSAn approach to assess the biological effects of semivolatile organic chemicals in indoor air
17:10 – 17:15210 PSAntibiotic Resistance Genes and Air Pollution in a Primary Scool in Barcelona
17:15 – 17:201285 PSMonitoring of Dioxin Levels in Air, in the major cities of Cyprus
17:20 – 17:25306 PSBiomass burning traces in the Arctic atmosphere in winter, Fairbanks (Alaska)
17:25 – 17:30369 PSTracking long-term gaseous elemental mercury concentrations by passive air sampling at an abandoned mining site and nearby urban area
17:30 – 17:352444 PSPassive air sampling of volatile methylsiloxanes, synthetic musks and PAHs in Latin America