PRAISE-HK, a 5-year project to develop a first of its kind air quality information mobile app, officially commenced on 1 November 2016. The HKUST Institute for the Environment held its first Science Meeting on 12 December 2016 (Monday) at the Hong Kong Club Building, gathering the all of the Project Co-investigators, Project Consultants and task members in a full day of discussion.
Team leaders of the total 9 tasks (listed below) – each representing an important project component – presented their work-plans and shared some fruitful discussion with one another. The meeting facilitated mutual understanding and synergized collaborative momentum for the whole project.
Task 1: Real-time PATH/Urban-ADMS modelling Task 2: AQ characterization by microenvironments Task 3: Urban informatics and big data analytics Task 4: Transport modelling Task 5: Mobile app and web database and server development Task 6: Personal air pollution exposure assessment Task 7: Personal exposure / Health-risk analysis and prediction Task 8: Public education & stakeholders engagement Task 9: Management, review & audit
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