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BC CLEAR Projects 2008-2009 (funding start dates) > Modelling Photochemical Pollution in the Lower Fraser Valley

Modelling Photochemical Pollution in the Lower Fraser Valley

posted on 6:51 PM, July 6, 2016

Project Leader: Doug Steyn

The objective of this project is to provide a policy-relevant understanding of ambient ozone and emissions of ozone precursors in the Lower Fraser Valley (LFV) through modelling. The models will be evaluated on the demonstration of responsiveness to emissions changes (gross reductions in NOx and VOC), changes in chemical speciation and spatial and temporal shifts in emissions) that have occurred in the past, and are likely to occur in future scenarios. Models will also be evaluated by demonstrating that they can successfully capture the decadal evolution of photochemical pollution in the LFV in relation to changes in emissions and meteorology.

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The Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit organization that brings people together to advance sustainability in the Fraser River Basin and throughout BC. Established in 1997, FBC is a collaboration of four orders of government (federal, provincial, local and First Nations) along with those from the private sector and civil society. We work with people in multiple sectors, helping them find collaborative solutions to today’s issues through a commitment to the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Our focus is on healthy water and watersheds, action on climate change and air quality and strong, resilient communities and regions.

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territories of the Indigenous Nations of British Columbia.