An Integrated Activity-Based Modelling Framework to Assess Vehicle Emissions: Approach and Application

@article{Beckx2009AnIA,
  title={An Integrated Activity-Based Modelling Framework to Assess Vehicle Emissions: Approach and Application},
  author={Carolien Beckx and Luc Int Panis and Jean Vankerkom and Davy Janssens and Geert Wets and Ta Theo Arentze},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={1086 - 1102}
}
Owing to the richer set of concepts which are involved in activity-based transportation models, the potential advantages of an activity-based approach for air quality purposes have been recognized for a long time. However, models that have been developed along these lines are still scarce. In this research the activity-based model ALBATROSS was used in combination with the emission model MIMOSA to assess the travelled distances and the mobile source emissions produced by passenger cars in the… 

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