Project: Transport, Atmosphere and Climate (TAC Conference)

Reference: SRT16/5/2 C/06/004

Last update: 18/06/2009 09:05:56

Objectives

To provide solid output against G8 commitments and to build trans-Atlantic co-operation in the areas of;

engine emissions

emission scenarios and emission data bases

near field and plume processes

impact on the chemical composition of the atmosphere

impact of aerosols

contrails

impact on climate

mitigation of impacts

Description

The TAC conference takes place 26 - 29 June in Oxford. It is a science conference arranged and managed by scientists from academia and research organisations, the third in a series dating back to 2000, the previous two having been held in Germany. They have attracted a large international audience of top scientists, technologists and industry environment specialists.

Contractor(s)

Manchester Metropolitan University
All Saints Buidling, All Saints, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £65,000.00

Actual start date: 24 May 2006

Actual completion date: 29 June 2006

Publication(s)

Proceedings of an International Conference on Transport, Atmosphere and Climate (TAC)
Author: Various
Publication date: 30/09/2007
ISBN: ISBN 92-79-04583-0
Source: Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities
More information: http://www.pa.op.dlr.de/tac/proceedings.html

Summary of results

  1. Successfull support of the conference, and its debates and interactions. Douglas Alexander (DfT SoS), Professor Frank Kelly (Dft CSA)and other Government officials in attendance.
  2. Successful support of the conference, and its debates and interactions. Douglas Alexander (DfT SoS), Professor Frank Kelly (Dft CSA)and other Government officials in attendance.