Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Dr James Tate

Associate Professor

Programme Leader for MSc Transport Planning & Environment

Phone: +44 (0)113 34 36608
Room: 2.16
Email: J.E.Tate@its.leeds.ac.uk_
Research Group: Spatial Modelling and Dynamics

Twitter: @drjamestate

Research Interests

  • Transport and the Environment.
  • Better understanding the on-road vehicle fleet and its emission characteristics (Tate, 2010).
  • The application of a remote sensing Vehicle Emission Measurement System.
  • Coupling traffic microsimulations with instantaneous emission models (Tate, 2012; Zallinger, Tate et al, 2009).
  • Low Emission Zones, Strategies and Vehicles.

Employment History

  • 1996 to 1997 - Research Assistant, University of Nottingham, Transport Research Group.
  • 1997 to 2006 - Research Fellow, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
  • 2007 to present - Lecturer, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.

and

Education

  • BEng.(Hons) Civil Engineering (2:1), University of Nottingham, 1995
  • MRes Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham, 1996
  • PhD, University of Leeds, 2005. "A Study of Vehicular Emissions and Ambient Air Quality at the Local-scale".

Professional Engagements

Media appearances

Teaching:

Programme Leader:

Module Leader:

  • Transport and Urban Pollution (MSc) [TRAN5691M]
  • Transport Engineering (BEng and MEng) [CIVE3350]

Lecturer:

  • Transport Data Collection and Analysis (MSc) [TRAN5031M]
  • Principles of Transport Engineering (MSc) [TRAN5072M]

Papers

Books

  • Bell MC; Tomlin AS; Seakins PW; Kale GM; Watson A; Andrews GE; Routledge MN; Tate JE; Goodman PS (2004) LANTERN - Leeds health Air pollution, Noise, Traffic and Emissions Research Network, MRC - Institute for Environment and Health, pp.47-48.

Book Chapters

Internet Publications

  • Patra A; Colvile R; Arnold S; Bowen E; Shallcross D; Martin D; Price C; Tate JE; ApSimon H; Robins A (2006) On street observations of particulate matter movement and dispersion due to traffic on an urban road, . doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.10.070

Reports

  • Carslaw D; Beevers S; Westmoreland E; Williams M; Tate JE; Murrells T; Stedman J; Li Y; Grice S; Kent A (2011) Trends in NOx and NO2 emissions and ambient measurements in the UK, .
  • Fox KA; Kirby HR; Scemama G; Bell MC; Tate JE; Walker A (1996) Avoiding high fuel consumption in congested cities. An evaluation of the benefits of an intelligent supervisor for an urban traffic control system, .

Conference Papers

Conference Presentations

  • Tate JE; Riley R; Wyatt D; Tubby J (2015) Environmental Impact of Taxis: Is there a Business Case for Hybrids?, Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference .
  • Tate JE (2015) Real Driving Emissions (RDE): Results from the 2015 remote sensing campaigns (UK), Routes to Clean Air, Air Quality Conference 2015 .
  • Tate JE (2013) The Vehicle Emission Penalty of Traffic Congestion, Vehicle emissions – what’s new for air quality management? .
  • Wyatt D; Kies A; Tate JE (2012) The Influence of Road Grade on Carbon Dioxide Emission for a Hybrid Bus under Real-World Urban and Extra Urban Driving Conditions, 19th International Transport and Air Pollution Conference .
  • Tate JE (2011) Better accounting for NOX/ NO2 emissions in air quality action planning, Uncertainties in NOx/NO2 emissions - Institute of Air Quality Management (www.iaqm.co.uk) .
  • Tate JE (2010) The on-road emission characteristics of UK passenger cars: The application of a remote sensing vehicle emission measurement system., http://www.empa.ch/plugin/template/empa/*/95674 .
  • Hardy P; Harrison G; James H; Li H; Lynch T; Pickard S; Tate JE; Tomlin A; Weekes S (2010) The influence of traffic conditions on primary NO2 tailpipe emissions and road-side concentrations, http://www.empa.ch/plugin/template/empa/*/95674 .
  • Yahaya N; Tate JE; Tight M (2010) The Spatial and Temporal variation of Ultra-fine particle concentrations in a busy urban street, Headingley, Leeds, UK., CD .
  • Yahaya N; Tate JE; Tight M (2010) The Spatial and Temporal variation of PNC around an urban traffic junction., The Annual Aerosol Society Science Conference 2010 .
  • Tomlin A; Sutton A; Tate JE (2010) The Effect of Commuter Route Choice on Particulate Exposure of an Urban Cyclist., The 2010 Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution Research Meeting .
  • Yahaya N; Tate JE; Tight M (2010) The Influence of Traffic Flow, Synoptic and In-Street winds on Particle Number Concentration around an Urban Intersection, World Clean Air Congress, 15thIUAPPA (International Union of Air Pollution Prevention and Environmental Protection) .
  • Tate J; Ropkins K; Goodman PS; Oates C; Chen H; Bell MC; Tomlin AS; Balogun A; Smalley R (2009) The influence of traffic congestion, synoptic and in-street winds on nitrogen dioxide concentrations around a congested intersection: a measurement study, 7th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application (Air Quality 2009) .
  • Tate J; Martin D; Shallcross D; Wood CR; Arnold S; Balogun A; Barlow J; Belcher SE; Britter R; Robins A; Petersson F; Tomlin A (2009) An overview of methods of full-scale urban dispersion in experiments during DAPPLE., 89th Annual Meteorological Society Annual Meeting .
  • Tate J; Wood CR; Martin D; Arnold S; Balogun A; Barlow J; Belcher SE; Britter R; Lingard JJN; Oates C; Robins A; Shallcross DE; Tomlin A (2009) Line source tracer release experiments in central London (DAPPLE project)., 89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting - Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment .
  • Yahaya NZ; Tate JE; Tight MR (2009) The monitoring and analysis of Ultra-Fine Particles (UFP) emitted from motor vehicles in the urban environment., The Annual Aerosol Society Science Conference .
  • Zallinger M; Tate J; Hausberger S; Goodman PS (2009) Evaluation of a coupled micro-scopic traffic simulator and instanteous emission model., Air Quality Conference 2009 .
  • Belcher SE; Arnold S; Balogen A; Barlow J; Britter RE; Cheng H; Dobre A; Lingard JJN; Martin D; Neophytou MK; Petersson F; Robins A; Shallcross DE; Smalley R; Tate J; Tomlin A; White IRW; Wood CR (2009) Pathways for dispersion in urban areas revealed by the DAPPLE experiments., 89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting - Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment .
  • Tate J; Chen H; Goodman PS; Ropkins K (2008) A highly instrumented junction facility in Leeds (UK) for microscopic datasets, WORKSHOP ON TRAFFIC MODELING: TRAFFIC BEHAVIOR AND SIMULATION .
  • Ropkins K; Oates C; Tate JE (2008) Evaluation of a remote sensing 'dirty emitter' measurement., 18th CRC ON-ROAD VEHICLE EMISSIONS WORKSHOP .
  • Tate J (2008) The Instrumented City Facility: Monitoring Transport and the Environment., Transport and Air Pollution conference .
  • Li H; Andrews GE; Savvidis D; Daham B; Ropkins K; Bell MC; Tate JE (2007) Study of thermal characteristics, fuel consumption and emissions during cold start for SI car real world urban driving, 2007 International Fuels and Lubricants Conference, Kyoto, Japan. .
  • Andrews G; Bell M; Daham B; Li H; Ropkins K; Tate J (2006) Evaluation of a Wide Area Traffic Management Strategy in the City of Leeds (UK) using a Probe Vehicle equipped with On-board emission monitoring instrumentation., 15th International Conference Transport and Air Pollution .
  • Tate JE; Bell MC (2006) Floating Car Data - Sources and Future Applications, UTSG, Dublin, 2006 .
  • Tate JE; Bell MC; Papatzikou E (2006) Floating Vehicle Data (FVD) to improve the calibration and validation of traffic microsimulation models, ITS World Congress, 2006 .
  • Li H; Ropkins K; Andrews GE; Daham B; Bell M; Tate J; Hawley G (2006) Evaluation of a FTIR emission measurement system for legislated emissions using a si car, SAE Technical Papers . doi: 10.4271/2006-01-3368
  • Andrews GE; Bell MC; Daham B; Li H; Ropkins K; Tate JE (2006) Evaluation of a Wide Area Traffic Management Strategy in the City of Leeds (UK) using a Probe Vehicle equipped with On-board emission monitoring instrumentation, pp.143-150.
  • Patra A; Bowen E; Colville RN; Arnold S; Martin D; Price C; Shallcross D; Tate JE; Dobre AV; Robins A (2005) Movement and dispersion of particulate matter due to traffic on road surface., Proceedings of the 5th International conference on Urban Air Quality .
  • Dixon NS; Boddy JW; Smalley RJ; Tate JE; Tomlin AS (2005) Evaluation of a Turbulent Flow and Dispersion Model, 10th conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes .
  • Tomlin AS; Smalley RJ; Boddy JW; Tate JE; Arnold SJ; Dobre AV; Barlow JF; Belcher SE (2005) Factors Influencing Exposure to Traffic Related Pollutants in Urban Streets, Proceedings of the Ninth Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution pp.39-45.
  • Tomlin AS; Smalley RJ; Redmore J; Tate JE; Bell MC; Arnold S; Dobre AV; Barlow JF; Belcher SE (2005) The influence of air flow regimes on the concentration of a traffic related pollutant in the vicinity of a complex urban junction, Proceedings of the 5th International conference on Urban Air Quality 5, pp.152-155.
  • Tate JE; Bell MC; Tomlin AS; Smalley RJ; Boddy JW (2005) An experimental investigation of the variations in traffic flow characteristics and ambient air pollutant concentrations at the local-scale, Proceedings of the 5th International conference on Urban Air Quality 5, .
  • Agus EL; Lingard JJN; Smalley RJ; Salmond JA; Tate JE; Tomlin AS; Young DT (2005) Factors influencing peaks in particle number concentration and corresponding size distributions at the road-side, Proceedings of the Royal Meteorological Society Conference 2005 .
  • Arnold SJ; ApSimon H; Barlow JF; Bell MC; Britter R; Cheng H; Colvile R; Dobre AV; Kaur S; Martin D; Neophytou M; Nickless G; Nieuwenhuijsen M; Price C; Robins A; Shallcross D; Smalley RJ; Tate JE; Tomlin AS; Walsh P; Belcher SE (2004) Dispersion of Air Pollution and its Penetration into the Local Environment—DAPPLE, 5th Conference on the Urban Environment .
  • Smalley RJ; Dixon NS; Boddy JW; Tate JE; Tomlin AS (2004) The influence of 3-dimensional flow structures on the dispersion of a traffic related pollutant in a complex urban street canyon, 13th International Scientific Symposium on Transport and Air Pollution 13, pp.89-96.
  • Arnold SJ; Barlow JF; Belcher SE; Bell MC; Britter R; Cheng H; Colvile R; Dobre AV; Kaur S; Martin D; Neophytou M; Nickless G; Price C; Robins A; Shallcross D; Smalley RJ; Tate JE; Tomlin AS (2004) Experiments In London - Dapple - Dispersion Of Air Pollution And Its Penetration Into The Local Environment, Proceedings of the World Clean Air Congress .
  • Boddy JW; Dixon NS; Smalley RJ; Tate JE; Tomlin AS (2003) An intercomparison between road-side concentrations of traffic related pollutants in two urban streets, The Fourth International Urban Air Quality Conference pp.489-493.
  • Bell MC; Tate JE; Hodges N (2003) The Role of Intelligent Transport Systems in Supporting Sustainable Transport, ITS (UK), NEC Conference presentation, 7-8 April 2003, Birmingham .
  • Beebe J; Bell MC; Tate JE (2003) Analysis of Modal Emissions - Implications for Air Quality Modelling and Management, Proceedings of the 4th International conference on Urban Air Quaility, Prague .
  • Boddy JW; Dixon NS; Smalley RJ; Tate JE; Tomlin AS (2003) The dispersion of a traffic-related pollutant in two urban street canyons, The 12th International Scientific Symposium on Transport and Air Pollution .
  • Boddy JW; Tomlin AS; Smalley RJ; Dixon NS; Tate JE (2003) Flow Characteristics and the Dispersion of a Traffic Related Pollutant within an Urban Street Canyon, Royal Meteorological Society Conference pp.pp.68.
  • Hands T; Tate JE (2003) Roadside aerosol measurements with a fast particulate spectrometer, Journal of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 20035407. .
  • Tate JE; Bell MC (2002) Network monitoring, modelling and management to aid mitigate the impact of 'event' traffic, IEE Conference Publication pp.78-82.
  • Bell MC; Hodges N; Tate JE (2002) Demand Responsive Traffic Systems to Control Pollution - Results from the Projects EFFECT+ and UTMC03, Transport and Air Pollution, Graz, 2002. .
  • Tate JE; Bell MC (2000) Designing, Implementing and Evaluating a Gating Strategy to Reduce Pollution Levels in Sensitive Areas of the Urban Environment, 10th IEE International Scientific Symposium on Transport and Air Pollution, Avignon, France .
  • Tate JE; Bell MC (2000) Evaluation of a traffic demand management strategy to improve air quality in urban areas, IEE Tenth International Conference and Exhibition on Road Transport Information and Control .
  • Bell MC; Tate JE (1998) A traffic demand management strategy generator to improve air quality in urban areas, Paper presented at 30th Annual Conference of the Universities Transport Study Group, Trinity College, Dublin .

Other Publications

  • Tate JE (1999) Evaluation of alternative guided bus design. Results for Chester, 536, .

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