U.S. EPA's 2014 National Air Quality Conference - TUESDAY, Durham/RTP, North Carolina

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibits and Posters
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration/Morning Refreshments
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions

AIR QUALITY FORECASTING, MAPPING, AND MONITORING
IMPERIAL BALLROOM
Forecasting Tools
Moderator: Amy Huff, the Pennsylvania State University

COMMUNICATING AIR QUALITY
EMPIRE BALLROOM
Communicating Air Quality and Public Health
Moderator: Susan Stone, U.S. EPA



“Love is in the Air” (or is it?): Investigating Air Quality Using Handheld Monitoring Equipment
- Gary Olson, U.S. EPA
(PPT, 4MB)

Improving EPA’s AirNow AQI Maps with MODIS Aerosol Products
- Jim Szykman, EPA
(PPT, 41MB)

PM2.5 Prediction & Analysis: Maryland’s Toolbox

– Laura Warren, Maryland Department of the Environment
(PPT, 11MB)


The Impact of an Anti-Idling Campaign on Air Quality at Schools
– Dr. Patrick Ryan, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Health Effects of Smoke From Wildfires
– Dr. Wayne Cascio, U.S. EPA
(PPT, 20MB)

Medical Advocates for Healthy Air – Harnessing a Medical Voice for Clean Air

– Rebecca Cheatham, Clean Air Carolina
(PPT, 11MB)

Discussion of How to Include Socioeconomic Status in Upcoming AQI Materials for Particle Pollution
– Alison Davis, U.S. EPA


9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. BREAK


10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 
AIR QUALITY FORECASTING, MAPPING, AND MONITORING
IMPERIAL BALLROOM
Air Quality Models
Moderator: Cary Gentry, Forsyth County (NC) Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

COMMUNICATING AIR QUALITY
EMPIRE BALLROOM
Educational Programs
Moderator: Laura DeGuire, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality



NOAA’s AQ Predictions
– Ivanka Stajner, NOAA/NWS
(PPT, 18MB)

North Carolina Real-time CMAQ Forecasting
– Nicholas Witcraft, North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
(PPT, 5MB)

Improvement on PM Forecasting by Modulating Primary Dust Emissions
– Pius Lee, NOAA Air Resources Laboratory
(PPT, 7MB)

Advancements in Operational CMAQ MODIS AOD data-assimilation at Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems during Forecast Year 2013
– John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
(PPT, 7MB)

Secrets of San Lorenzo Valley’s Atmosphere: Vertical Meteorological Measurements
– Natalie Gallagher and Connor Lydon, San Lorenzo Valley High School (with Amy Clymo, Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District)
(PPT, 4MB)

How to Do Your Own Teacher Workshop
– Donna Rogers, Melissa Payne, and Ellen Wildermann, U.S. EPA
(PPT, 3MB)

Air Monitoring and Education at New Hampshire’s Two NCore and IMPROVE Monitoring Sites
– Sherry Godlewski, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
(PPT, 27MB)

GO3 Project: Enabling Student Scientists to Measure Air Pollutants and Promote AQ Awareness
– Dr. John Birks, Jessa Ellenburg, and Kali Basman, GO3 Foundation
(PPT, 3.6MB)

Air Sensor Kits for Outreach
– Dana Buchbinder and Gayle Hagler, U.S. EPA
(PPT, 9MB)



Noon – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH (on your own)



1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 
AIR QUALITY FORECASTING, MAPPING, AND MONITORING
IMPERIAL BALLROOM
Case Studies
Moderator: Mike Goldstein, Shelby County (TN) Health Department

COMMUNICATING AIR QUALITY
EMPIRE BALLROOM
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Moderator: Jamie Arno, Sacramento (CA) Metropolitan Air Quality Management District


Predicting the Air Quality Health Index Without Aid of Observations: Results from the Northern New Brunswick Study
– Daniel Jubainville, Environment Canada
(PPT, 5MB)

Ozone Update
– Ben Wells, U.S. EPA
(PPT, 2MB)

Streamlining Exceptional Events Analysis and Reporting
– Daniel M. Alrick, Sonoma Technology, Inc.
(PPT, 41MB)

Two outreach initiatives that reduce greenhouse gases – a Home Energy Conservation Program and Farm to Fork to Fuel
– Christina Ragsdale, Sacramento (CA) Metropolitan AQMD
(PPT, 747KB)

GHG Outreach and Mitigation Through Facility Energy Assessments
– Paula Hemmer, North Carolina DENR
(PPT, 1.2MB)

Reducing Emissions from Marine Shipping: Local and Global Initiatives
– Mary Byrd and Brian Shafritz, Santa Barbara County (CA) APCD, and Lee Kindberg, Director, Environment, Maersk Line
(PPT, 440KB)


3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. BREAK



3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 
AIR QUALITY FORECASTING, MAPPING, AND MONITORING
IMPERIAL BALLROOM
Advanced Technology
Moderator: Sam Rubens, Akron (OH) Regional Air Quality Management District


COMMUNICATING AIR QUALITY
EMPIRE BALLROOM
Innovative State and Local Outreach Initiatives
Moderator: Dan Nelson, Olympic Region (WA) Clean Air Agency



WRF Model Boundary Layer Height Validation Using the Vaisala Ceilometer
– Scott Mackaro, Vaisala
(PPT, 6MB)


Utilizing Nephelometers in Near Roadside Monitoring Environments

– John Carney, American Ecotech L.C.
(PPT, 41MB)

VIIRS Satellite Products: New High-Resolution Aerosol Products for Air Quality Applications

– Amy Huff, The Pennsylvania State University
(PPT, 41MB)

Measuring Spatial Variability in Ozone Concentrations Using a Small-Sensor Network

– Tim Dye, Sonoma Technology, Inc.
(PPT, 41MB)

Air Quality Real-time Release and Public Service in Shanghai
– Bill Zhao, Shanghai Environmental Monitoring Center
(PPT, 9MB)

Keep It Clean
– Julie Hunter, Washoe County (NV) Health District Air Quality Management Division
(PPT, 15MB)

Don’t Be “Crabby”, Turn Off Your Lights
– Megan Green, Mecklenburg County (NC) Air Quality
(PPT, 5.3MB)

Embracing I.T.: Using iPhone, iMac, iMovie and previously unimagined online tools
– Pat Sullivan and Madison Stirland, Oklahoma DEQ
(PPT, 100MB)

Implementing the Advance Program Statewide – Louisiana’s Story
– Michael Vince, Louisiana DEQ
(PPT, 5MB)


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