D-NOSES stands for Distributed Network for Odour Sensing, Empowerment and Sustainability. This 3 year-long project is supported by International Associations, experts in citizen science, odour and sustainability experts, local administrations and public bodies. The important part of validation has just commenced with cases studies in Portugal, Spain, Greece and Bulgaria.
This DNOSES project will study the use of mapping odour annoyance to describe and study the impact of this environmental vector. The idea is to launch several case studies to see how better use this tool that links odour with annoyance.
This 3 year-long project is supported by International Associations (the International Environmental Association of Odour Managers AMIGO, Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development, and International Solid Waste Association), experts in citizen science (Fundación Ibercivis, Ideas for Change, Mapping for Change, and the European Citizen Science Association), odour and sustainability experts, including universities and small enterprises (Politecnico di Milano POLIMI, Associação Portuguesa de Engenharia do Ambiente APEA, Envirometrics Business Consultants and Engineers Ltd, and Ecotec Ingeniería), local administrations (Saõ João da Madeira Municipality and the Municipality of Sofia) and public bodies (Intermunicipal Waste Management of Greater Porto LIPOR).
One year has passed by and now the consortium is sharing an update about the beginning of the case studies trials. These trials will take place in the cities of Barcelona, Spain, Porto, Portugal, Sao Joao da Madeira, Portugal, Thessaloniki, Greece and Sofia, Bulgaria.
Read more about these trials in the official website of the project here.
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