A New Standard to Measure Odours in Europe, the new EN 16841

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 EN16841 1  The 26th of February 2015 a CEN enquiry was finally launched on two projects related with the determination of odours. The Working Group 27 of the Technical Comittee 264 of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) had the task of developing this Standard and looks like the final draft is ready.

   This European Standard will describe two methods for direct assessment of odours in ambient air and will supplement the dynamic olfactometry method described in EN 13725 which is generally only suitable for measurement of odour emissions at the source, as the practical lower detection limit is typically ≥10 ouE/m3 (according to the Final draft) and cannot be applied directly to determine odour exposure in the field.

Odourmap, an online platform for odour complaint management, odour monitoring and community communication

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sesion5 vanharreveld01   In response to odour regulation for solid waste management installations in France a web based tool, called Odourmap, was developed by Odournet to monitor odour impacts using volunteer community field panels, spontaneous resident observations and professional panels.

   This approach is actually (year 2012) being applied at a waste management facility in Angers, France, providing close monitoring of the odour impact. Odourmap allows online recording and displaying of complaints and observations from residents and/or professional panels.

A. Van Harreveld
Ctra. De l’Esglèsia 60 Bis, Vallvidrera, 08017 Barcelona. Tel: +34 93 406 90 61 (www.odournet.com),

 

Odour impact of a new waste management plant: zero-situation characterised by VDI3940 field observations and predictive odour assessment by CALPUFF modelling

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   This study presents two odour impact assessment methodologies for a new waste management plant. The Online Field Inspection Manager (OFIM) has been used to establish the zero-situation according to the VDI/DIN3940.

E. Pagans1, R. Domingues, A. Vilchez
Parc de Recerca UAB, Edificio EUREKA Espacio P2M2, 08193 Bellaterra.
Tel: 935 929 048 Barcelona (www.odournet.com). 1 (Estel·la Pagans)

Keywords : OFIM, VDI/DIN3940, Calpuff, Zero-situation assessment

 

Abstract

This study presents two odour impact assessment methodologies for a new waste management plant. The Online Field Inspection Manager (OFIM) has been used to establish the zero-situation according to the VDI/DIN3940. At the same time, the odour impact was also modelled using Calpuff dispersion modelling.

 

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