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  • V. Singh
  • C. Carnevale
  • G. Finzi
  • E. Pisoni
  • M. Volta
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)778-786
Number of pages9
JournalEnvironmental Modelling and Software
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2011


One of the aims of regional Environmental Authorities is to provide citizens information about the quality of the atmosphere over a certain region. To reach this objective Environmental Authorities need suitable tools to interpolate the data coming from monitoring networks to domain locations where no measures are available. In this work a spatial interpolation system has been developed to estimate 8-h mean daily maximum ozone concentrations and daily mean PM10 concentrations over a domain, starting from measured concentration values. The presented approach is based on a cokriging technique, using the results of a deterministic Chemical Transport Model (CTM) simulation as secondary variable. The developed methodology has been tested over a 60 × 60 km domain located in Northern Italy, including Milan metropolitan area, one of the most polluted areas in Europe

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