The benefits of meteorological information for transport - a review and case studies

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    Abstract

    The aim of the work was to study, what are the benefits of meteorological information in the field of transport and ITS. The work covered all modes of transport and all main effects on the transport system. Results presented in the paper are based on a literature study, internet searches, expert interviews and ongoing research related to ITS and meteorological information services in Finland and countries in South-eastern Europe. Most benefits of meteorological information and meteorological services in transport sector are related to improved safety, better quality of service and improved efficiency of maintenance operations.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication14th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems 2007
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings
    Pages1485-1491
    Volume2
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
    Event14th World Congress and Exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems - Beijing, China
    Duration: 9 Oct 200713 Oct 2007

    Conference

    Conference14th World Congress and Exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems
    CountryChina
    CityBeijing
    Period9/10/0713/10/07

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    Keywords

    • ITS
    • transport
    • meteorological information
    • services
    • impacts

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    Öörni, R., & Hautala, R. (2007). The benefits of meteorological information for transport - a review and case studies. In 14th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems 2007 : Proceedings (Vol. 2, pp. 1485-1491)