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By Professor Dr. Rainer Friedrich, Peter Bickel (auth.), Professor Dr. Rainer Friedrich, Peter Bickel (eds.)

Transport factors a variety of harm to human overall healthiness, ecosystems and fabrics. This harm could be taken under consideration whilst making judgements, i.e. it's going to be mirrored within the costs for shipping. The damagae attributable to vehicles, planes, ships and trains will be calculated and remodeled into financial values - so referred to as exterior bills. during this publication we endeavour to guage the exterior bills stemming from the emissions of atmospheric toxins because of shipping, together with harm from greenhouse gases, tremendous debris, ozone, nitrous oxides and benzene in addition to different carciogenic ingredients, which will be capable to calculate the exterior bills of a big variety of present and destiny modes of shipping working in several destinations everywhere Europe. the consequences provide an enormous foundation for assessing modes of delivery, discussing shipping taxes and costs and imposing eco-friendly accounting.

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1 Regional Scale N0 2 NO i 1 Aerosol NitrateAerosol Wet deposition Dry deposition OH r~ Emission HN0 3 ~~~ Emission so2 OH _ 27 NH3 H2S04 - - - - - - - Sulphate Aerosol Dry deposition Wet deposition NH3 ------------------- Ammonium Aerosol r~ Emission Dry deposition 1 Wet deposition Fig. 1. Chemical scheme in WTM, adopted from Derwent (1988). and total annual precipitation. The background emission scenario used for this study was taken from CORINAIR 1994, which was geographically distributed like the CORINAIR 1990 emission data.

The E-R function for COPD and PM10 was however derived from a European study: Sunyer et al. (1993) in Barcelona. A function for PM 10 and ERVs for asthma was derived from Schwartz et al. , 1991). Relationships for ERVs and ozone are from Cody et al. (1992), with baseline values from Bates et al. (1992) .. 6 Restricted Activity Days (RADs) As noted in European Commission (1995a), the evidence linking RADs quantitatively with air pollution is among the weakest of all endpoints, because the underlying studies are cross-sectional rather than longitudinal in nature.

8. 8. The time spent on different 'non steady state' transport stages and engine load factors. q. 50 35 35 50 50 35 25 35 50 40 hours' 5400' 1080 3300 900 360 900 1560 540 240 270 • For inland shipping a factor I 0 lower power need is assumed as for marine ships. Marine ships on average use I 0 kW power for 'Hotel' operation (Dijkstra and Dings, 1996). b The manoeuvring emissions are multiplied by 3. q. = not quantified Source: Lloyd's Register (1995) Approach and depart transport stages can be seen as 'steady state operation' stages.

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