Program overview

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Wednesday, 20 June

AT2018 & RICTA2018 Joint Special Session

Thursday, 21 June

Plenary Lecture I (Prof. Ana Maria Silva)
“Aerosol Research Using Optical Instrumentation”
Thursday Morning Oral Session
  • ThM. Atmospheric Aerosols I
Thursday Afternoon Oral Session
  • ThA. Atmospheric Aerosols II
Thursday Afternoon Oral Session
  • ThP. Thursday Poster Session (ThP posters), Snack Break and Exhibition

Friday, 22 June

Plenary Lecture II (Prof. Daniel E. Rosner)
“Deposition-Rate Consequences of the Formation of Cluster Aggregates in Spherule-Containing Gas Streams -- Role of Aggregate Size-Dependent `Momentum Shielding'”
Friday Poster Session (FP posters), Coffee Break and Exhibition
Friday Afternoon Oral Session
  • FA. Aerosol Technology and Exposure
Poster Award Ceremony and Conference Closing

Conference program

AT2018 & RICTA2018 Joint Special Session

Electrostatic Atomization: Past, present and future
I.G. Loscertales
New technologies for near-real time measurements of ambient aerosol properties
A. Eiguren-Fernandez

Plenary lecture by Prof. Ana Maria Silva

Plenary I-00
Aerosol research using optical instrumentation
A.M. Silva, M.J. Costa, F. Wagner, D. Bortoli, S. Pereira, D. Santos, T. Elias, P. Formenti, A. Ramos, N. Belo, L. Bugalho, R. Salgado, J. Preissler, J. Guerrero-Rascado, M. Melgao, M. Potes, V. Salgueiro and R. Namorado Rosa

Thursday Morning Oral Session: Atmospheric Aerosols I

Field-portable eye-safe LiDAR system for the measurement of agricultural aerosols
E. Gregorio, R. Sanz and J.R. Rosell-Polo
Indoor air quality performance in ClimACT schools
J. Lage, S.M. Almeida, P. Blondeau, V. Manteigas, A. D’Espiney, N. Canha, M. Almeida-Silva, J.L. Alexandre, K. Gonçalves, R. Chacartegui, J. Lizana, J. A. Becerra, A.R. Gamarra, Y. Lechon and A. Fernandes
Geochemical characterization of depositional particles in a phosphogypsum stack and a nearby urban area (Huelva, SW Spain)
R. Torres-Sánchez, D. Sánchez-Rodas, A.M. Sánchez de la Campa, K. Kandler, K. Schneiders and J.D. de la Rosa
Air quality in urban transport microenvironments
T. Moreno, C. Reche, A. Fernández, A. Pacitto, F. Amato and X. Querol
Exposure to air pollutants inside city buses
A. Fernández-Iriarte, T. Moreno, F. Amato and N. Moreno
Esrimation of sources contributing to PM10 near a port handling bulk materials
A. Carratalá, E. Yubero, J.J. Crespo, M. Santacatalina and J. Jerez
Commuter exposure to black carbon, ultrafine particle and fine particulate matter in ferry, sea-bus and dock
B. Uzun, B. Onat, Ü.A. Şahin, Ö. Akın, F. Özkaya and C. Ayvaz

Thursday Afternoon Oral Session: Atmospheric Aerosols II

Black carbon long-term temporal and spatial distribution in Germany
A.B. Hoyer, U. Sager, S. Haep and U. Quass
Temporal Variations of BC and Relation to Other Air Pollutants in Istanbul
Ü.A Şahin, B. Onat, Ö. Akın, B. Uzun, N. Mangır, M. Doğan and C. Ayvaz
Analysis of aeronautic biofuels emissions with mass spectrometry techniques
C. Irimiea, D. Delhaye, M. Olin, H. Timonen, Y. Carpentier, I.K. Ortega, J. Alanen, K. Teinilä, M. Sicard, B. Raepsaet, S. Saarikoski, J. Kalliokoski, P. Karjalainen, L. Jing, M. Dal Maso, E. Asmi, T. Rönkkö, F. Ser and C. Focsa
TiO2 powders or coated on industrial ceramic slabs: simultaneous photodegradation of aldehydes and VOC mixture
C.L. Bianchi, F. Galli, C. Pirola, F. Biasioli and V. Capucci
Estimation of SW aerosol radiative impacts at Évora (Portugal) during the period 2003-2015
M.A. Obregón, M.J. Costa, A.M. Silva and A. Serrano
Sense particulate matter in Istanbul air
C. Ayvaz, Ü.A. Şahin, B. Onat and B. Uzun

Thursday Poster Session

Atmospheric observations in Polar Regions by solar-sky-moon photometry
D. Mateos, V.E. Cachorro, C. Toledano, C. Velasco-Merino, R. González, A. Berjón, C. Guirado, R. Román, J.C. Antuña, M. Herreras, A. Calle and A.M. de Frutos
Effect of city light in the recorded Moon signal
R. Román, A. Barreto, A. Berjón, F.J. Olmo, V.E. Cachorro, A.M. de Frutos and L. Alados-Arboledas
Solar UV and total diffuse-to-direct-beam ratios for the estimation of AOD
G. Sánchez-Hernández, A. Serrano, M.A. Obregón and M.L. Cancillo
Comparison between the SSolar_GOA model and a 35-year solar radiation series at Camagüey, Cuba.
J.C. Antuña-Sánchez, R. Román, V.E. Cachorro, A.M. de Frutos, J.C. Antuña-Marrero, A. Rodríguez, F. García, R. Estevan and C. Toledano
Radiometric and photometric measurements (solar and lunar) in the A-LIFE field campaign in Cyprus
C. Velasco-Merino, D. Mateos, M. Herreras, C. Toledano, A. Calle, R. González, A. Berjón, C. Guirado, R. Román, J.C. Antuña, V.E. Cachorro and A.M. de Frutos
Optical properties of atmospheric aerosols in León (Spain)
S. Natal, C. Blanco-Alegre, A. Castro, A.I. Calvo, F. Oduber and R. Fraile
Assessment of optical properties of aerosols over North India
K. Taneja, S. Ahmad, K. Ahmad and S.D. Attri
Scattering and absorption properties of surface atmospheric aerosols in Burjassot site (Valencia, Spain)
S. Segura, J. Camarasa, A. Esteve, V. Estellés, M.P. Utrillas and J.A. Martínez-Lozano
First multi-annual analysis of BC concentration at the Burjassot measurement site (Valencia)
V. Matos, S. Segura, J. Camarasa, A.R. Esteve, V. Estellés, M.P. Utrillas and J.A. Martínez-Lozano
Aerosol-cloud interactions and radiative effects estimated from surface remote sensing: a study for warm clouds in Southwestern Iberian Peninsula
M.J. Costa, V. Salgueiro, D. Bortoli and A.M. Silva
Preliminary results on cyanobacterial aerosol emissions from the Alqueva reservoir, southern Portugal
E.A. Morales, C. Antunes, A. Costa, M.J. Costa, T. Rosmaninho, M.H. Novais, M.A. Penha and M.M. Morais
Atmospheric aerosols in landscapes of European Russia
T.M. Kuderina
Analysis of summer regional aerosols affecting El Montsec background station
Y. Sola and C. Gil
Source apportionment of air pollution using wind profile near the Atatürk Airport in Istanbul
C. Ayvaz, Ü.A. Şahin, B. Onat and B. Uzun
Personal exposure to BC, UFP and PM2.5 in road transport
B. Onat, Ü.A. Şahin, B. Uzun, Ö. Akın, F. Özkaya and C. Ayvaz
Influence of meteorological parameters on air pollution in the city of A Coruña (Spain)
A. Martínez-Fernández, S. Sainz-Villegas, C. Blanco-Alegre, F. Oduber, A.I. Calvo, A. Castro and R. Fraile
Influence of the vegetation cover in reducing the pollution effects in a hot spot
F.J. Gómez-Moreno, B. Artíñano, E. Díaz Ramiro, M. Barreiro, L. Núñez, E. Coz, C. Dimitroulopoulou, S. Vardoulakis, C. Yagüe, G. Maqueda, M. Sastre and R. Borge
Air pollution and weather types at a background EMEP station in northern Spain: a fourteen-year study
S. Sainz-Villegas, A. Martínez-Fernández, A.I. Calvo, F. Oduber, C. Blanco-Alegre, A. Castro and R. Fraile
Artemisia airborne pollen in Lleida (NE Spain), period 1996-2017, and relationship with precipitation and temperature.
D.J. López, C. De Linares and J. Belmonte
The 40K used as tracer of Saharan dust contributions
C. Dueñas, E. Gordo, E. Liger, M. Cabello, S. Cañete and M. Pérez
Levels of heavy metals composition in atmospheric aerosol samples and the influence of African episodes
E. Liger, P. Cañada, R. González, A. Cárdenas, M. Cabello, E. Gordo, S. Cañete and C. Dueñas
Air masses arriving at the Iberian Peninsula from the Sahara Desert during 2005-2017
M.A. Obregón, A. Serrano, M.J. Costa and A.M. Silva
Characterization of Saharan and Arabian dust episodes by sun photometry in the A-LIFE field experiment in Cyprus
M. Herreras, D. Mateos, C. Velasco-Merino, C. Toledano, A. Calle, R. González, A. Berjón, C. Guirado, R. Román, J.C. Antuña, V.E. Cachorro and A.M. de Frutos
Impact of Saharan dust intrusions on air quality at León (Spain) during the summer of 2016
F. Oduber, C. Blanco-Alegre, A. I. Calvo, A. Castro, R. Fraile, T. Nunes, C. Alves, F. Lucarelli, S. Nava, G. Calzolai, A. Martínez and S. Sainz

Plenary lecture by Prof. Daniel E. Rosner

Plenary II-00
Deposition-rate consequences of the formation of cluster aggregates in spherule-containing gas streams - Role of aggregate size-dependent 'Momentum Shielding'
D. E. Rosner

Friday Poster Session

Uniformly sized droplets by controlled neutralization of electrosprays
A. Carrasco-Munoz, E. Barbero-Colmenar, E. Bodnár, J. Grifoll and J. Rosell-Llompart
Scale-up electrospray process dynamics: Linear multiplexed electrospray array production of PVP-Curcumin nanoparticle formulation for enhanced bioavailability
N. Sochorakis, J. Rosell-Llompart and J. Grifoll
Electrospray application to moisture removal from air
A.J. Hijano, I.G. Loscertales, R. Zubizarreta and M.G. Salazar
Description of space charge density in electrospray emission in vacuum via simplified irrotational Eulerian model
C. Hernández-San José and M. Arias-Zugasti
Configuration and operation enhancement of a DMA by CDF simulation
I.Ibarra, J.J. Rodriguez Maroto, E. Rojas, D. Sanz, E. Mezquida, G. Aragón, V. Archilla and C. Gutiérrez-Cañas
Behavior of a convergent-divergent nozzle in an aerosols mixing chamber
E. Rojas-García, J. Alcántara, J.J. Rodríguez-Maroto, D. Sanz-Rivera, I. Ibarra, A. Ploscar, E. Mezquida, G. Aragón and V. Archilla
Measurement and identification of the main polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on aircraft engine emissions
G. Aragón, V. Archilla, D. Hormigo, S. García-Alonso, R.M. Pérez-Pastor, J. Rodríguez-Maroto, M. Pujadas, E. Rojas, D. Sanz, I. Ibarra and M.P. Johnson
Combining non-intrusive and extractive methodologies for soot determination on aircraft engine emissions
V. Archilla, G. Aragón, D. Hormigo, J.J. Rodríguez-Maroto, M. Pujadas, E. Rojas, D. Sanz, I. Ibarra, M.P. Johnson and P. Wright
Influence of flow rate on the geometry of silver lines obtained by aerosol jet printing
P.V. Arsenov, A.A. Efimov and V.V. Ivanov
Neural network prediction model for exhaust particle number and size distribution of a diesel engine fueled with waste cooking oil and oxygenated additives
A. Domínguez-Sáez, C.C. Barrios, J.A. Sánchez and P. Álvarez
Particle emissions from olive stones combustion in two domestic devices
E. Borjabad, I. Mediavilla, D. Peña, D. Sanz, E.Rojas, J. Rodríguez-Maroto and R. Ramos
Emission of PM, CO and NO during biomass pellet combustion in a domestic stove
T. Nunes, K. Kaczorowska and L. Tarelho
Impact of residential wood combustion on indoor particulate organic compounds
E. Vicente, A.M. Vicente, M. Evtyugina, C. Pio and C. Alves
Assessment of indoor air quality in a cafeteria
E.D. Vicente, A.M. Vicente, A.I. Calvo, C. del Blanco, F. Oduber, A. Castro, R. Fraile, M. Evtyugina, T. Nunes and C. Alves
Indoor and outdoor PM2.5 concentrations in residential homes: a case study in Portugal
M. Cerqueira
Children exposure to particles at microenvironments in the Lisbon metropolitan area, Portugal
T. Faria, V. Martins, I. Lopes, C. Correia, N, Canha, J. Lage, E. Diapouli, M. Manousakas, K. Eleftheriadis and S.M. Almeida
Indoor/outdoor air quality in a primary school in Madrid
E. Alonso-Blanco, F.J. Gómez-Moreno, E. Díaz, M. Barreiro, A.J. Fernández, J. Fernández, I. Figuero, A. Rubio, J.M. Reinares, J.M. Santamaría and B. Artíñano
Air quality study in three scholar environments in Madrid
B. Artíñano, F.J. Gómez Moreno E. Alonso-Blanco, E. Díaz, M. Barreiro, A.J. Fernández, A. Rubio, J. Fernández, I. Figuero, J.M. Reinares, P. Mínguez and J.M. Santamaría
Comparative study of PM2.5 chemical composition in contrasting suburban environments in the Iberian Peninsula Coast
M. Piñeiro-Iglesias, R.M.B.O. Duarte, J. Moreda Piñeiro, P. López-Mahía, S. Muniategui-Lorenzo and A.C. Duarte
Studies of temporary series and effects on the health of contaminants analyzed by the Extremeña network of protection and research of air quality (REPICA)
M. Cerrato Alvarez, S. Carretero Peña, J. Lozano Torrescusa, E. Pinilla Gil and L. Calvo Blázquez
Chemistry of inhalable coal dust in underground mines
P. Trechera, T. Moreno, X. Querol, R. Lah, B. Williamson, D. Johnson and A. Wrana
The MPPD model: first results of the pulmonary deposition efficiency of UFP in Granada (Spain).
J. García, S. Cano, H. Lyamani, J.A. Casquero-Vera, G. Titos, A. Cazorla, R. Roman, A. Quirantes, I. Foyo-Moreno, L. Alados-Arboledas and F.J. Olmo
Deployment of an Eco-Tech Aerosol Condition System (ACS) near Valencia for the study of aerosol hygroscopic growth under coastal and urban conditions
J. Camarasa, V. Estellés, S. Segura, A.R. Esteve, M.P. Utrillas and J.A. Martínez-Lozano
Impact of mixing layer height variations on particle mass and number concentrations and health in Madrid, Spain
P. Salvador, A. Tobías, A.J. Fernández, F. Molero, F.J. Gómez-Moreno, M. Barreiro, M. Pandolfi, I. Martínez Marco, M.A. Revuelta, X. Querol and B. Artíñano
Biomass combustion from wildfires in Spain: health impacts and associated synoptic conditions
P. Salvador, C. Linares, J. Díaz, F. Molero and F.J. Gómez-Moreno
Air pollution in León during a set of forest fires in the NW of the Iberian Peninsula: a post-fires rain event
C. Blanco-Alegre, A.I. Calvo, E.D. Vicente, F. Oduber, A. Castro, S. Sainz, A. Martínez-Fernández, C. Alves, E. Coz, M. Cerqueira, A. Prevot and R. Fraile
The unusual summer of 2013 in North-central Spain dominated by biomass burning and anthropogenic aerosol episodes
M.A. Burgos, D. Mateos, V.E. Cachorro, C. Toledano, A.M. de Frutos, A. Calle, A. Herguedas and J.L. Marcos
Wind patterns and anomalous 7Be and 210Pb surface activity concentrations in southern Iberian Peninsula
E.G. San Miguel, M.A. Hernández-Ceballos, L. De Felice, H. García-Mozo and J.P. Bolívar
Activity concentration of 7Be and 210Pb in aerosols at two heights (2550 and 687 m asl) in the southeast of Spain
M.A. Ferro García, V.M. Expósito Suárez, A. Milena Pérez, B.R. Martínez Martínez, E. Chham, F. Piñero García, P.J. Gómez Cascales, J.A.G. Orza, A. Camacho, A. Cazorla, L. Alados-Arboledas, F.J. Olmo, E. Brattich, L. Tositti, M.A. Hernández-Ceballos and N. Martiny
Local and regional drivers influencing PM2.5 concentrations in Arequipa, Peru
C.M. Rodríguez and J.A.G. Orza
Aerosol concentration at two heights (2550 and 650 m asl) in SE Spain
P.J. Gómez Cascales, J.A.G. Orza, M.A. Ferro García, V.M. Expósito Suárez, A. Milena Pérez, B.R. Martínez Martínez, E. Chham, F. Piñero García, A. Cazorla, L. Alados-Arboledas, F.J. Olmo, A. Camacho, E. Brattich, L. Tositti, M.A. Hernández-Ceballos and N. Martiny

Friday Afternoon Oral Session: Aerosol Technology and Exposure

Contribution of pollen and spores to carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus inputs to the coastal ocean in Blanes, NW Mediterranean
S. Guillem, J. Belmonte, M. Alarcón and F. Peters
On the key role of aerosols in the safety of innovative nuclear systems: Modelling particles during accidents in sodium fast reactors
L.E. Herranz and M. Garcia
Occupational exposure to nanoparticles in the ceramic manufacturing process
V. Sanfélix, E. Monfort, A. López-Lilao, S. Estupiñá, M. Viana, A. Salmatonidis, L. Guaita, F. Nácher, M.C. Bellés and A. Ribera
Observational analysis of dust-convection interaction over the Sahara and its transport to the Iberian Peninsula
J.A.G. Orza, M.L. Kaplan and S. Dhital
Worker exposure assessment during graphene synthesis in a pilot plant
C. Vaquero, R. Wendelbo, A. Egizabal and J. López de Ipiña