Transport SIG Seminar - Hot Topics and New Findings - Download Now Available

The New Zealand Branch of CASANZ invited members and non-members to attend a virtual 4 hour Transport SIG seminar on: Hot Toics and New Findings




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Held on Wednesday, 21 October, 2020


Hot Topics and New Findings

Seminar topics include:

EVs and other fleet interventions

  • Measuring the air quality impact of traffic fleet interventions – Dr Karl Ropkins (Environment | Transport Studies)
  • Exploring the question: fossil-fuelled or electric vehicles, what is better? – Dr Robin Smit (Transport Energy/Emission Research)
  • Transitioning the New Zealand fleet to low emissions: A policy update – Basil Issa (EECA)

The impact of the COVID pandemic on air quality

  • Early Observations on the impact of the COVID-19 Lockdown on Air Quality Trends across the UK – Dr Karl Ropkins (Environment | Transport Studies)
  • COVID-19 lockdown implications for air quality in Australia and New Zealand – Dr Ian Longley (NIWA)
  • Using COVID-19 restrictions to uncover the disproportionate impacts of diesel combustion emissions on air quality across Auckland – Dr Nick Talbot

Where all the roads meet

  • A harmonised air quality assessment framework for road projects – Dr Paul Boulter (EMM Consulting)

Ship Stacks, Plumes and Ports

  • Air Quality issues at Ports – Kim Kelleher (Lyttelton Port Company) and Nigel Ironside (Ports of Auckland)

Get real! An update on Vehicle Fuel use and impacts of emissions

  • Mind the Gap! Investigations into real-world fuel efficiency of the NZ fleet – an update – Dr Gerda Kuschel (Emission Impossible)
  • The composition, mass contribution and observed trends for non-tailpipe motor vehicle emissions – Dr Perry Davy (GNS)
  • Recent changes to mapping transport related particulate matter in New Zealand – Robyn Butler and Jenny Simpson (Tonkin + Taylor)
  • Recent changes to mapping transport related NO2 in New Zealand – Alida Van Vugt and Jeff Bluett (PDP)

COST:   Members $75 and Non members $100

RECORDING:  The meeting recording is now available to download.  Purchase the event using the Join this event button and you will receive the link to download via email.