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Projects

Section “Physics of atmosphere”

International research projects

2010 – 2013 “Promote Air Quality Services Integrating Observations –Development of Basic Localised Information for ECrope (PASODOBLE)”, EC – 7FP Contract №241557

2008 – 2010 “SEE-GRID eInfrastructure for regional eScience (SEE-GRID- SCI)”, EC – 7FP Research Infrastructures Contract № 211338

2008-2010 “Super CA++ Integrated remote monitoring techniques for urban heat island (IRMOTUHI)”, EUFAR Transnational Access Project, EU-7RP

2007 – 2010 “Central and Eastern ECrope Climate Change Impact and VulnerabiLIty Assessment (CECILIA)”, EC – 7FP Contract № 037005

2006 – 2009 “Modelling System for Emergency Response to the Release of Harmful Substances in the Atmosphere”, NATO SfP project ESP.EAP.SFPP 981393

2005 – 2010 “Quantifying the Climate Impact of Global and ECropean Transport Systems (QUANTIFY)”, EC – 6FP GOCE Contract № 003893

2003 – 2009 “Atmospheric Composition Change: an ECropean Network (ACCENT)”, EC – 6FP Network of Excellence GOCE-CT-2002-500337

2003 – 2005 “Harmonization of Approaches and Tools for Regional Air Pollution Studies in the Balkans”, NATO Collaborative Linkage Grant EST.CLG 979794

2003 – 2005 “New Planetary Boundary Layer modeling approaches for environmental studies implementation”, NATO Collaborative Linkage Grant EST.CLG 979863

2002 – 2005 "Development of an up-to date research infrastructure for air pollution studies in Вulgaria (BULAIR)”, EC – 5FP Contract EVK2-CT-2002-80024

1998 – 2000 “Phare topic link on air emissions”, ECropean Commission – DG1A, Contract № 9800176

1998 – 2000 "Study of the pollution exchange between Bulgaria and №rthern Greece”, NATO Linkage Grant ENVIR.LG 973343

1995 – 1996 “Feasibility study aiming at a preparation of joint ECropean project for the organization of a centre for postgraduate training in environmental protection”, ECropean Training Foundation TEMPUS Program, CME-01191-95

Bilateral Cooperation

2004-2007 “Harmonization of atmospheric planetary boundary layer models and pollutant dispersion models” – bilateral cooperation between The Bulgarian Academy of Science and The National Research Council of Italy

2002-2005 “Numerical modelling of meso-scale transport and chemical transformation of gaseous pollutants in the atmospheric boundary layer” – bilateral cooperation between The Bulgarian Academy of Science and The Russian Academy of Science

1998 – 2000 “Meso-scale atmospheric processes investigation in connection with the risks of powerful sources of pollution” – bilateral cooperation between The Bulgarian Academy of Science and The National Research Council of Italy

1994-1997 “Physical chemistry of heterogeneous processes in the atmosphere” – bilateral cooperation between The Bulgarian Academy of Science and The National Centre for Scientific Research of France

National research projects

2010 – 2013 “SSuperCA++”, Contract ДЦВП-02/1, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

2009 – 2012 “Bulgarian National System for Information and Chemical Weather Forecast”, Contract Д002-161/16.12.2008, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

2005-2008 “Program for multidisciplinary training of young scientists – a way to manage natural hazard risk”, European Social Fund of The European Union

2000 – 2004 “РEnvironmental monitoring – a tool for risk assessment of natural and anthropogenic impacts”, Contract ИКМ 11/01.09.2005, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

2000 – 2004 “Development of methodology for assessment and analysis of the impact of regional factors on air pollution and related environmental stress in Bulgaria”, Contract НЗ-1002/00, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

2000 – 2004 “Development and update of the regulatory methods and models for air pollution assessment around large industrial sites”, Contract НЗ-1004/00, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

1996 – 1999 “Models of air pollution study and forecast in local scale”, Contract НЗ-621/96, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

1996 – 1999 “Improvement and validation of local climate models, taking into account the anthropogenic impact on the environment”, Contract НЗ-628/96, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

1992 – 1996 “Models of the local climate taking into account the human impact on the environment”, Contract НЗ-210/92, National Fund for Scientific Research – Bulgarian Ministry of Education, Youth and Science

Projects funded by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

“Dynamic processes and turbulent diffusion in the planetary boundary layer of the atmosphere”

“Meteorological aspects of phase transitions and chemical transformations in the atmosphere”

“Study of solar ultraviolet radiation – intensity and spectral composition”

Solutions implementation projects and investigation

2012-2011 “Management of air quality in the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI), Eastern Regional Indicative Programme, for countries Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation and Ukraine to improve their institutional and legal frameworks in line with European standards”, EuropeAid/129522/C/SER/Multi, Contract №2010/232-231

2011 “Program for emissions reduction to achieve the established standards for PM10 and nitrogen oxides, and management of air quality in the Sofia Municipality for the period 2011-2014”, Contract РД-55-139/15.03.2011 between Sofia Municipality and The University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia

2010 – 2011 “Service of the server system for forecasting levels of ozone in ambient air”, Contract №1946/08.04.2011 г. between Executive Environment Agency and NIGGG, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2009-2011 “Recalculation and calculation of emissions of harmful substance in the air in agreement with Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, for all pollutants included inside both Conventions for the years indicated in the management of the two Directives from 2008”, Contract №1484/01.12.2009г., between Executive Environment Agency and Geophysical Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2009 – 2010 “Development of a system for tropospheric ozone prediction in ambient air”, Contract №1338/23.12.2008 between Executive Environment Agency and Geophysical Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The system was adopted for implementation in the social practice (Protocol №5/18.11.2009г.)

2009 “Further evaluation of pollution concentrations in the air from the emissions of AES “Maritza East I” in case of the investment plan changing, Contract №4500036258/01.02.2009г.

2009 “Environmental impact assessment on investment proposal: Construction of Nabucco Gas Pipeline over the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, Stage 1”, Nabucco Gas Pipeline Bulgaria

2008-2011 “Environmental impact assessment on investment proposal: The Burgas – Alexandroupolis crude oil pipeline”, Trans Balkan Pipeline, Bulgaria

2008-2009 “Ozone layer (stratospheric ozone) investigation over the territory of Bulgaria”, Contract №1251/22.08.2008г., between Executive Environment Agency and Geophysical Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2008-2009 “Environmental impact assessment on project for amending the master plan of Sofia Municipality”, OP SOFPROEKT

2007-2008 “Development a system for monitoring data quality, organization and procedures for the collection of data use for calculation of emissions of harmful substances in the air”, Contract №1131/20.12.2007г., between Executive Environment Agency and Geophysical Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2007 “Development of a common methodology for emissions inventory of harmful substances in agreement with Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change”, Contract №947/16.05.2007г. between Executive Environment Agency and Geophysical Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

2002 – 2003 “Development of a methodology for determination of traffic emissions and distribution of the pollution concentration in the surface layer”, Contract №2750-599У between Bulgarian Ministry of the Environment and Waters and Geophysical Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

1996 – 1997 “Development of methodology for designing new industrial stacks and calculation of pollution concentration and distribution in the surface layer”, Contract №166-1618/11.07.1996г. between Bulgarian Ministry of the Environment and Waters and Geophysical Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The results were approved as a national regulatory standard for evaluation of the anthropogenic impacts on the air quality.

1993 “Cooperative program for monitoring and evaluation of the long-distance transfer of pollution in Europe – EMEP”, joint project of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the European Centre for Environment and Health

1991 – 1992 “Research and activities to improve the security of NPP “Belene”– part В – Meteorology, joint project of the NEC and МААЕ

1990 – 1991 “Research and activities to improve the security of NPP Kozlodui” – part В – Meteorology, joint project of the NEC and МААЕ