The idea of upgrading the backward air mass trajectory 2D-PSCF model to 3D-PSCF, by member of APCG Dr. Kostas Dimitriou, was applied in this study to define the vertical atmospheric zones related to PM10 transport in Athens (Greece). The findings of the present work are considered to be an important addendum to previous works which only focused on the dominant role of local emissions and low air exchange atmospheric conditions on the generation of air pollution episodes in Athens.

Read the full article published in the journal "Atmospheric Research" here.