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Local and global forcings to the air quality in the metropolitan region of São Paulo

Grant number: 14/00621-8
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: September 15, 2014 - March 14, 2015
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Geosciences
Principal Investigator:Maria de Fátima Andrade
Grantee:Maria de Fátima Andrade
Visiting researcher: Guy Pierre Brasseur
Visiting researcher institution: Climate Service Center, Germany
Home Institution: Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:08/58104-8 - Narrowing the uncertainties on aerosol and climate changes in São Paulo State: NUANCES-SPS, AP.PFPMCG.TEM


The Atmospheric Sciences Department has many research projects in the area of climate-atmospheric chemistry, including thematic projects with funding from FAPESP. The Project NUANCE has the objective of studying the impact of global climate change on urban air quality. The visit of prof. Brasseur will be very valuable as he has a large expertise on modelling of the atmospheric process. He will also interect with the INCLINE (Nucleo de Mudanças Climáticas da Universidade de São Paulo) group helping in the consolidation as an international research group. He is an outstanding researcher that will bring all his experience to our University and other groups. (AU)