U.S. EPA's 2010 National Air Quality Conference - MONDAY, Raleigh, North Carolina

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MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration – State Ballroom Foyer
1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Exhibit and Poster Set-up – State Ballroom ABC
Optional Training Sessions

Use of Short Range Weather Model Ensembles in Air Quality Forecasts

The Intersection of Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Welcome and Overview of the Training
Bill Ryan, The Pennsylvania State University

Numerical weather prediction models are a vital tool in the weather forecasting process. As the models continue to improve, ensembles have been shown to improve the predictive capabilities of numerical models as well as provide additional products for forecasters. This course explores the use of ensembles for air quality forecasting. A wide range of topics will be covered, beginning with a basic introduction to ensembles, including how they are constructed and the basic theory behind them. From there the course will explore how to access ensemble models, their display and ultimately instruction on how they can be integrated into air quality forecasting.

Moderator: Anne Bogar, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Brooke Hemming, US EPA- ORD
Sara Terry, US EPA, OAQPS

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK

Getting the Word Out on Greenhouse Gases
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Moderator: Cory Chadwick, Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services

City of Raleigh’s GHG Inventory (PPT, 557KB)
Cindy Holmes, Raleigh, NC

Broward County C3 Challenge (PPT, 4.93MB)
Scott Strauss, Broward County Air Quality Program

The Declaration of Independence from Fossil Fuels (PPT, 3.4MB)
Ann Dastrup, Salt Lake Valley Health Department

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