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Air Quality Response to the COVID-19 Slowdown

Research profile seminar

On Tuesday, June 2 GAC will host a Zoom event at 09.00-11.00 Swedish Time. We have invited researchers to present data related to changes in air quality due to the COVID-19 global slowdown. Invited speakers will present first-looks at data from a couple of air quality hotspots - China and India, our local Göteborg environment, and we will have a look at the global situation.

There has been a lot of publicity about links between COVID-19 and air quality in addition to changes in emissions due to the global slow down (e.g, https://theconversation.com/what-we-do-and-dont-know-about-the-links-between-air-pollution-and-coronavirus-137746), yet it is likely it will take significant time for the complete story to emerge as scientist around the world dig through the abundant data. This is our chance to get a first hand impression of how things are reflected in the data we are currently looking at!

Planned schedule:

9.00-9.10 Welcome and Introduction, ZOOM ground rules for participation

9.10-9.30 Zhijun Wu (PKU)
Data from Beijing during the global COVID-19 slowdown

9.30-9.50 Ågot Watne (Milöförvaltningen, Gothenburg)
Data from Göteborg during the global COVID-19 slowdown

9.50-10.00 Leg Stretcher

10.00-10.20 Ravi Pathak (GU, India)
Data from IGP-CARE during the global COVID-19 slowdown

10.20-10.40 Santiago Arellano (Chalmers, Satellite data)
The Global View, Remote Sensing data during the global COVID-19 slowdown

To prevent unforeseen interruptions etc. a password protected secure Zoom link will be sent 24 hours in advance to anyone interested in joining.

Please use the following link to register an email address at which you wish to receive the link and password.

https://forms.gle/EUnNsMjHrs8qQQLK8

Date: 6/2/2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Categories: Sustainable development

Organizer: Gothenburg Air and Climate Network (GAC) at Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development (GMV)

Location: Digital via Zoom

Contact person: Erik Thomson

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