Thesis topic proposal
László Makra
Légszennyezettség, levegőminőség


Institute: University of Szeged
environmental sciences
Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences

Thesis supervisor: László Makra
Location of studies (in Hungarian): Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Mezőgazdasági Kar, Gazdálkodási és Vidékfejlesztési Intézet
Abbreviation of location of studies: SZTE

Description of the research topic:

Classification of anthropogenic origin air pollutants. Classification of emission sources. Emission inventories and their preparation. Emission inventories of point sources. Deposition of air pollutants. Dry deposition. Wet deposition. Air quality state of Hungary. Emissions of air pollutants in Europe and Hungary. Long-term trends in urban and rural aerosol. The vegetation impact of air pollution. The impact of climate change on air quality.

Dependence of emissions from motor vehicle traffic on environmental parameters (CAR model). Modernization of the urban public transport and its association with air pollution. Comparison of the emissions of buses, operating in diesel and CNG mode. Modernization of the fleet passing through the city and its relationship with urban air pollution. Construction of bypass roads / design of pedestrian (vehicle traffic-free) zones and their relationship with air pollution. Possibilities for alternative fuels. The use of turbo engines to reduce fuel consumption and emissions without any loss in performance. City construction and transport. Modeling transport origin environmental impacts. Urban traffic patterns. Residential mobility tests (public transport vehicles vs bicycle). Planning development strategies of public transport. Competitive aspects of metropolitan transport.

Number of students who can be accepted: 1

Deadline for application: 2020-02-01

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