Maria Pilar Aguar Fernandez is Head of the Chemical Assessment and Testing Unit of the JRC's Institute for Health and Consumer Protection.
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Claudio A. Belis is a senior scientist at the Air and Climate Unit. He developed his PhD work on environmental and climatic long-term trends at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences (1994-1997) and continued his post-doctoral activity at the Federal Polytechnic of Zurich and the University of Bern (Switzerland). He also has long-term experience in monitoring and modelling atmospheric pollution in urban and natural ecosystems, with particular reference to the identification of pollution sources for the development of abatement policies.