U.S. EPA's 2009 National Air Quality Conference - WEDNESDAY, Dallas, Texas

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2009
7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration – Crystal Foyer
7:30 am - 8:00 am Morning Refreshments/ Exhibits and Posters – Crystal I-III
AIR QUALITY FORECASTING AND MAPPING
CRYSTAL VIII
COMMUNICATING AIR QUALITY
LALIQUE I & II
AMBIENT AIR MONITORING
CRYSTAL VI & VII

Use of Remote Sensing for Air Quality Forecasting

Using New Technologies to
Reach Our Audiences

Air Toxics & VOC Monitoring & Methods

8:00 am – 9:30 am
8:00 am – 9:30 am
8:00 am – 9:30 am



Moderator: Ana Prados, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Tools for Access and Visualization of NASA Satellite Data Products for Air Quality Event Analysis
Ana Prados, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

(PPT, 8.7MB)

Use of NASA Three Dimensional Air Quality System (3D-AQS) Remote Sensing Data in Google Earth: A New Tool for Air Quality Forecasters
Amy Huff, Battelle
(PDF, 6.7MB)

Development and Applications of Systems for Modeling Emissions and Smoke from Fires: The BlueSky Smoke Modeling Framework, SMARTFIRE, and Associated Systems
Lyle Chinkin, Sonoma Technology, Inc.
(PPT, 10.2MB)

Moderator: Lori Kobza, Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD

Demystifying Web 2.0 and Making it Work for You
Steven Ludewig, Sonoma Technology, Inc. and Laura DeGuire, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
(PPT, 15.1MB)

Social Networking/Social Media – Using New Social Media Tools to Reach Ever-wider Audiences
Dan Nelson, Olympic Region Clean Air Agency
(PPT, 7.6MB)

New and Improved EnviroFlash and its Future – What Does it Mean to You?
Jessica Johnson, Sonoma Technology, Inc. and Scott Jackson, US EPA
(PPT, 2.3MB)

Moderator: Chris Smith, Maryland Department of the Environment

Using Infrared Spectrometry to Monitor Barge Emissions
Mike Miller, US EPA and Barry Feldman, BLF Consulting

An Assessment of Using UV-DOAS Open Path Monitoring To Measure Ambient Air Chemical Concentrations in the Seattle Metropolitan Area
Walter Zylowski, Puget Sound CleanAir Agency


9:30 am – 10:00 am BREAK
AIR QUALITY FORECASTING AND MAPPING
CRYSTAL VIII
COMMUNICATING AIR QUALITY
LALIQUE I & II
AMBIENT AIR MONITORING
CRYSTAL VI & VII

Air Quality Forecast Models

Using New Technologies to
Reach Our Audiences (cont.)

PM Monitoring and Methods

10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am – 11:30 am



Moderator: Kevin Durkee, South Coast Air Quality Management District

Impacts of the Fall 2007 California Wildfires on Surface Ozone: Integrating Local Observations with Global Model Simulations
Gabriele Pfister, The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
(PPT, 14.2MB)

Development of PM2.5 Forecasting Model and a Web-based Air Quality Mapping and Forecasting System for Ohio
Myoungwo Kim, Ohio University
(PPT, 12MB)

Lake Environment Influences on Air Quality in Southern Ontario Case Study: Sept 2-3, 2008
Sarah Wong, Environment Canada
(PPT, 6.3MB)

Numerical Air Quality Prediction
Models and Systems at Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems: Toward the Future

John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
(PDF, 3.3MB)

Moderator: Kathy Daniel, Federal Highway Administration

WebStats Revisited: New Tools to Track Usage
Phil Dickerson, US EPA
(PPT, 5MB)

Citizen Monitoring and Its Impact on the Air Quality Community and AIRNow
Tim Dye, Sonoma Technology, Inc.
(PPT, 25.3MB)

Communicating Air Quality Via the Web – Tools and Technologies for converting “Data to Message” to Reach Broader Audiences
Dean Rosenberg, AIRSIS, Inc.
(PPT, 1.8MB)

Using New Media/Web 2.0 and Social Networking Strategies for Healthier Air
Frank Mongioi and Christina Santos, ICF International
(PPT, 5MB)

Moderator: Matt Harper, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

A Candidate Approved Regional Method (ARM) for Use in the Missouri Ambient Air Monitoring Networks
Stephen Hall, Missouri Department of Natural Resources
(PDF, 344KB)

PM Measurement Metrics and Their Relationship to Human Health Effects
Yousheng Zeng, Providence Engineering
(PDF, 1.9MB)

Characterization of the Capabilities of a High Performance Zero Air Generator
Stephen Toner, Teledyne-API
(PPT, 599KB)


11:30 am – 1:00 pm LUNCH (on your own)
AIR QUALITY FORECASTING AND MAPPING
CRYSTAL VIII
COMMUNICATING AIR QUALITY
LALIQUE I & II
AMBIENT AIR MONITORING
CRYSTAL VI & VII

NOAA Air Quality Forecast Guidance

In My Shoes: A Hands-On Workshop

Criteria Pollutant Networks & Monitoring

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm



Moderator: Scott Jackson, US EPA

National Air Quality Forecast Capability: Expansions in Current Capabilities
Paula Davidson, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
(PDF, 2MB)

Demonstration of the Use of National Air Quality Forecasts Guidance for Developing Local Air Index Forecasts
Brian Eder, US EPA
(PPT, 1.6MB)

Utilizing the Real-Time AIRNow Data For Quick Model Verifications
Pius Lee, NOAA
(PPT, 1.6MB)

Towards Predictions of PM2.5 at NOAA: Early Developments for Dust Predictions
Ivanka Stajner, Noblis
(PPT, 2.4MB)

Moderator: Lewis Weinstock, US EPA
Lorelei Elkins, Triad Air Awareness (PPT, 7.3MB)

Cary Gentry, Forsyth County Environmental Affairs

Kimberley Cline and Mike Gilroy, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PPT, 1MB)

Bill Appleby, Environment Canada (PPT, 717KB)

Dan Nelson and Mark Moore, Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (PPT, 625KB)
Moderator: Mike Compher, US EPA

Implementation of the Pb NAAQS – A Regional Point of View
Howard Schmidt, US EPA Region 3
(PPT, 1.5MB)

National Core (NCore) Network Planning and Implementation
Tim Hanley, US EPA
(PPT, 12MB)

Monitoring Network Assessments: Lessons Learned
Hilary Hafner, Sonoma Technology, Inc.
(PPT, 25MB)

   
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm BREAK
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm AFTERNOON PLENARY SESSION – Crystal IV & V
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Emergency Response Forum
Moderator: Alison Davis, US EPA

(PPT, 9.1MB)
Evans Road Fire
George Bridgers and Tom Mather, North Carolina Division of Air Quality
(PPT, 5.7MB)
Southern California Wildfires
Bill Brick, San Diego Air Pollution Control District
(PPT, 23.5MB)
Hurricane Katrina
Jean Kelly, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
(PPT, 14.7MB)
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Highlights from Individual Conferences
5:30 pm ADJOURN

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