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Title: Shop opening hours and population exposure to NO2 assessed with an activity-based transportation model, in Urban Environment
Authors: Dons, Evi 
Beckx, Carolien 
Arentze, Theo
Wets, Geert 
Panis, Luc Int 
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Springer
Source: Urban Environment, p. 161-170
Series/Report: Alliance for Global Sustainability Bookseries
Series/Report no.: 19
Abstract: In this work we assess for the first time the impact of a policy measure on population exposure to NO2 by using the activity-based model ALBATROSS, the emission model MIMOSA and the dispersion model AURORA. We found that widening shop opening hours changes the activity pattern of the adult population in the Netherlands. It increases kilometres driven and, as a consequence, emissions. When matching the concentration maps with the dynamic population, we observe an increase in population exposure to NO2.
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ISBN: 978-94-007-2539-3
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2540-9_15
Category: B2
Type: Book Section
Validations: vabb 2014
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