SPATA
(Dependence of the air quality in Athens on the operation of the airport at Spata or Hellenicon)

Objective:  Assessing the impact of the new Athens airport to urban air quality with contemporary air pollution models.

LHTEE Contribution:  To study wind flow and pollutant transport in the Athens basin and the Spata area by applying a set of contemporary models, all constituents of the European Zooming Model (EZM).

Funded by:  Airport Athens S.A.  (1994)


Major Partners:

  1. Laboratory of Meteorology, Department of Physics, University of Athens, Greece