CIEEM 2020 Spring Conference Presentations

Assessment & Mitigation of Air Quality Impacts on Biodiversity
Sheffield, 4th March.


Welcome, Introduction, and Housekeeping
Max Wade CEcol CEnv FCIEEM


Dutch Disaster. Or: How to Prevent Significant Effects of Nitrogen Deposition on Nature (and Politics)
Dick Bal, Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality


Air Quality and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA): De minimis Caselaw

Penny Simpson, Freeths


Air Quality Assessments Under the Habitats Regulations – The Importance of a Site’s Conservation Objectives and Why We Need to Agree a Robust Approach to the Setting of De minimis Values
Dr Caroline Chapman MCIEEM, DTA Ecology Ltd


How Do We Ensure Better Consistency Within Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Across Local Authorities Whose Development/ Forecast Growth May Affect the Same Habitats Sites?
Joanna Rochfort and Owen Peat MCIEEM, WSP


Nox and Ammonia from Road Traffic – Some Inconvenient Truths
Dr Ben Marner, Air Quality Consultants Ltd


AmmoniaN2K: Improving Environmental Assessments for Atmospheric Ammonia
Dr David Kelleghan GradCIEEM, University College Dublin


Discussion Panel ‘Critical Loads and Levels, Lines in the Sand or Rule of Thumb?’


Spatial Targeting of Mitigation for Effective Reduction of Atmospheric Nitrogen Input to Sensitive Habitats and Designated Nature Conservation Sites
Dr Ulli Dragosits, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology


Can Semi-Natural Habitats Recover from Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition?
Dr Carly Stevens, Lancaster University


How the Environment Agency Uses Monitoring, Modelling and the Systems Approach when Assessing Potential and Actual Air-quality Impacts
Richard Gould, Environment Agency


The Confounded and the Confounding: A Case Study into Air Quality and the Heathlands of Hampshire’s New Forest

Ben Kite CEcol MCIEEM and Andrew Cross MCIEEM, Ecological Planning &
Research Ltd