Articles | Volume 20, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 10667–10686, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-10667-2020

Special issue: Shipping and the Environment – From Regional to Global...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 10667–10686, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-10667-2020

Research article 11 Sep 2020

Research article | 11 Sep 2020

The impact of ship emissions on air quality and human health in the Gothenburg area – Part II: Scenarios for 2040

Martin O. P. Ramacher et al.

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The effects of shipping emissions on air quality and health in the harbour city of Gothenburg were simulated for different scenarios for the year 2040 with coupled regional and city-scale chemistry transport models to evaluate the impact of regional emission regulations and onshore electricity for ships at berth. The results show that contributions of shipping to exposure and associated health impacts from particulate matter and NO2 decrease significantly compared to 2012 in all scenarios.
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