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DUST 2014 – International Conference on Atmospheric Dust

1 June, 2014 - 6 June, 2014

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The DUST 2014, the International Conference on Atmospheric Dust, took place between the 1st and the 6th on June, organised by the Italian Association for the Study of Clays (AISA) and the Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis (IMAA)

The meeting provides an opportunity for mineralogists, physicists, geochemists, engineering, volcanologists, chemists and for many other specialists to share ideas and knowledge on the boundless world of the
atmospheric particles.

4 oral presentations with results of the AIRUSE project were presented, with the corresponding publications:

–        African dust outbreaks and air quality in southern Europe: Is it only dust that matters? Plenary talk by Xavier Querol et al.

–        Effects of road dust suppressants on PM levels in a Mediterranean urban area. Oral presentation by Fulvio Amato et al.

–        Sahara dust long-range transport over southern Europe: first results from LIFE+ AIRUSE project. Oral presentation by Evangelia Diapouli et al.

–        Study of the aerosol elemental composition in four southern Europe cities: first results from the LIFE + AIRUSE project. Oral presentation by Franco Lucarelli et al.


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1 June, 2014
6 June, 2014
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The Italian Association for the Study of Clays (AISA) and the Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis (IMAA)


Calanè Conference Centre
Nova Yardinia resort S.S. 106 km 466 , Castellaneta Marina, 74010 Italy
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