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  1. Canadian NOx/VOC Science Assessment : science and policy linkages.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    International Nitrogen Conference 1998. Noordwijkerhout, NLD, 1998/03/23.

    The Canadian multistakeholder NOx/VOC science program was initiated in 1992 explicitly to respond to the needs of the policy community for defensible, high-quality scientific guidance upon which to design and implement emissions reduction strategies to manage the ground-level ozone problem in Canada.

    The primary product of the science program to date is the eight volume Canadian NOx/VOC Science Assessment, the first comprehensive review of the science of ground-level ozone completed for Canada.

    The science reports in the assessment series cover ambient air monitoring and analysis of the data collected from the monitoring networks ; health and vegetation effects of ozone ; mathematical modelling for emission control scenarios in the three regions most impacted by ground-level ozone in Canada ; and, emissions inventories for ozone precursors.

    In addition to the science reports, the Summary for Policy Makers synthesizes the key scientific findings and presents a set of recommendations to the policy community, recognizing there are limitations to their use in policy decision-making.

    This paper describes the management process used to deliver the assessment, the key findings of the science and how the science-based recommendations are being used for ground-level ozone policy development.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Pollution air, Ozone, Qualité air, Prévention pollution, Emission polluant, Précurseur, Azote oxyde, Composé organique volatil, Réduction, Transport polluant grande distance, Impact environnement, Prise décision, Politique environnement

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Canada, North America, America, Air pollution, Ozone, Air quality, Pollution prevention, Pollutant emission, Precursor, Nitrogen oxide, Volatile organic compound, Reduction, Long range pollutant transport, Environment impact, Decision making, Environmental policy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0160322

    Code Inist : 001D16C01. Création : 16/11/1999.