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The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Hayes, E., De Vito, L., & Williams, B. (2019, June). The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality?. Presented at 27th International Conference on Air Pollution Modelling, Monitoring and Management

Introduction and context A brief overview of the UK’s air pollution problem The Clean Air Strategy 2019 – aims and intentions Evaluating the Strategy Conclusions The new strategy was published in January 2019. The foreword by the Secretary... Read More about The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality?.

Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Boushel, C., De Vito, L., Fogg Rogers, L., Hayes, E., & Longhurst, J. (2019, June). Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city. Presented at Air Pollution 2019, 27th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Hayes, E. (2019, February). The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants. Presented at Met Office's Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Engagement Event

Structure of Presentation 1. Diagnosing the problem of anthropogenic air pollution 2. A brief comment on the Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Programme 3. The value of a systems perspective to address the issues, clarify the ambiguities and of... Read More about The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants.

Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14 (2018)
Journal Article
Williams, B., Douglas, P., Roca Barcelo, A., Hansell, A., & Hayes, E. (2019). Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14. Waste Management, 84, 235-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2018.11.044

Bioaerosols, ubiquitous in ambient air, are released in elevated concentrations from composting facilities with open-air processing areas. However, spatial and temporal variability of bioaerosols, particularly in relation to meteorology, is not well... Read More about Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14.

EU multilevel governance and air quality management in the UK (2018)
Presentation / Conference
De Vito, L., Russel, D., Hayes, E., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., & Longhurst, J. (2018, September). EU multilevel governance and air quality management in the UK. Presented at European Group for Public Administration (EGPA)

Presentation delivered at the EGPA Conference 2018

Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland (2018)
Journal Article
Kelleghan, D. B., Hayes, E. T., Everard, M., & Curran, T. P. (2019). Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland. Science of the Total Environment, 649, 1580-1589. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.424

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The aim of this study was to provide a simple, cost-effective, risk-based map of terrestrial areas in Ireland where environmental quality may be at risk from atmospheric ammonia. This risk-based approach identifies Natura 2000 si... Read More about Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland.

Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources (2018)
Journal Article
Nasir, Z. A., Hayes, E., Williams, B., Gladding, T., Rolph, C., Khera, S., …Tyrrel, S. (2019). Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources. Science of the Total Environment, 648, 25-32

A novel dual excitation wavelength based bioaerosol sensor with multiple fluorescence bands called Spectral Intensity Bioaerosol Sensor (SIBS) has been assessed across five contrasting outdoor environments. The mean concentrations of total and fluore... Read More about Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources.

Towards improved bioaerosol model validation and verification (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Williams, B., Hayes, E., Nasir, Z., Rolph, C., Jackson, S., Khera, S., …Tyrrel, S. (2018, June). Towards improved bioaerosol model validation and verification. Paper presented at 26th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

Bioaerosols, comprised of bacteria, fungi and viruses are ubiquitous in ambient air. Known to adversely affect human health, the impact of bioaerosols on a population often manifests as outbreaks of illnesses such as Legionnaires Disease and Q fever,... Read More about Towards improved bioaerosol model validation and verification.

Analysing air pollution and its management through the lens of the UN sustainable development goals: A review and assessment (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., De Vito, L., Everard, M., Hayes, E. T., …Williams, B. (2018, June). Analysing air pollution and its management through the lens of the UN sustainable development goals: A review and assessment. Presented at 26th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

This presentation provides a high-level assessment of air pollution and its management viewed through the lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It contains • a short overview of the sparse literature, • an assessment... Read More about Analysing air pollution and its management through the lens of the UN sustainable development goals: A review and assessment.

Qualitative assessment of links between exposure to noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status (2018)
Report
Barnes, J., De Vito, L., Blanes Guàrdia, N., Fons Esteve, J., van Kamp, I., Marín Puig, A., …Michalec, A. (2018). Qualitative assessment of links between exposure to noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status

The scope of the work requested under this specific contract is to provide a report/assessment text that may be directly incorporated into EEA’s 2018 report exploring the linkages between socioeconomic status (SES) in Europe and exposure to air and n... Read More about Qualitative assessment of links between exposure to noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status.

Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years (2018)
Journal Article
Barnes, J. H., Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T., & Longhurst, J. (2018). Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years. Environmental Science and Policy, 85, 28-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2018.03.024

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd This paper critically reviews United Kingdom (UK) air quality policy in relation to European and Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) responsibilities over the last 20 years. The arguments articulated in this paper highlight the gu... Read More about Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years.

Putting people at the heart of air quality management (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., De Vito, L., Boushel, C., Husby, T., …Heves, G. (2018, March). Putting people at the heart of air quality management. Presented at Air Quality 2018: Science and Application

One of the key reasons why efforts to improve air quality have not been more successful across Europe has been the failure to elicit more political support at both national and local levels. This can be seen as being due, in no small part, to a failu... Read More about Putting people at the heart of air quality management.

Enhancing Local Air Quality Management to maximise public health integration, collaboration and impact in Wales, UK: A Delphi study (2017)
Journal Article
Brunt, H., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Scally, G., & Hayes, E. T. (2018). Enhancing Local Air Quality Management to maximise public health integration, collaboration and impact in Wales, UK: A Delphi study. Environmental Science and Policy, 80, 105-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.11.014

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Background Outdoor air pollution is a significant public health problem. The UK Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime is intended to protect public health through a prescribed process of assessment and collaborative action. D... Read More about Enhancing Local Air Quality Management to maximise public health integration, collaboration and impact in Wales, UK: A Delphi study.

Use of dispersion modelling for Environmental Impact Assessment of biological air pollution from composting: Progress, problems and prospects (2017)
Journal Article
Tyrrel, S. F., Williams, W. B., Hayes, E. T., Douglas, P., Hayes, E. T., Williams, B., …Drew, G. H. (2017). Use of dispersion modelling for Environmental Impact Assessment of biological air pollution from composting: Progress, problems and prospects. Waste Management, 70, 22-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2017.08.023

© 2017 The Authors With the increase in composting as a sustainable waste management option, biological air pollution (bioaerosols) from composting facilities have become a cause of increasing concern due to their potential health impacts. Estimating... Read More about Use of dispersion modelling for Environmental Impact Assessment of biological air pollution from composting: Progress, problems and prospects.

The challenges, uncertainties and opportunities of bioaerosol dispersion modelling from open composting facilities (2017)
Journal Article
Hayes, E., Williams, B., Hayes, E. T., Nasir, Z., Rolph, C., Jackson, S., …Tyrrel, S. (2017). The challenges, uncertainties and opportunities of bioaerosol dispersion modelling from open composting facilities. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR170051

© 2017 WIT Press. Bioaerosols are ubiquitous organic particles that comprise viruses, bacteria and coarser fractions of organic matter. Known to adversely affect human health, the impact of bioaerosols on a population often manifests as outbreaks of... Read More about The challenges, uncertainties and opportunities of bioaerosol dispersion modelling from open composting facilities.

What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Bushel, C., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Prestwood, E., & Williams, B. (2016, October). What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act?. Presented at Routes to Clean Air 2

2016 marks 60 years since the first UK Clean Air Act. This presentation considers the factors contributing to successful management of air quality and the factors that act as barriers to progress. The public health catastrophe of the 1952 Londo... Read More about What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act?.

Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK (2016)
Journal Article
Brunt, H., Barnes, J., Jones, S. J., Longhurst, J., Scally, G., & Hayes, E. T. (2017). Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK. Journal of Public Health, 39(3), 485-497. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw084

© The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of Public Health. All rights reserved. Background Air pollution exposure reduces life expectancy. Air pollution, deprivation and poor-health status combinations can create i... Read More about Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK.

A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates (2016)
Journal Article
Williams, B., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2016). A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR160011

Globally, poor air quality is the most significant environmental health concern. Across Europe, 400,000 deaths were attributed to air pollution in 2012, whilst in the UK over 50,000 deaths per year are due to a combination of gaseous and particulate... Read More about A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates.

Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement (2016)
Journal Article
Longhurst, J. W., Scally, G., Brunt, H., Hayes, E., Brunt, H., Barnes, J., …Hayes, E. T. (2016). Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement. Environmental Science and Policy, 58, 52-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2016.01.009

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. The UK's Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime is designed to protect people's health from the ill-effects of air pollution, but it is failing to achieve its full potential. The Public Health aspects of, perspectives on, and... Read More about Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement.