EPA-NASA-NOAA Technical Workshop

Research Triangle Park, NC

Joint EPA/NASA/NOAA Workshop on Air Quality and Related Climate Change Issues

List of Presentations
(Updated September 22, 2004)

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Time Topic

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, PLENARY SESSION
(Grand Ballroom - Orchid Room)

12:00 pm Registration
12:30 pm Welcome, Introductions, and Overview of Goals
Rosalina Rodriguez, EPA OAQPS

Agency Strategic Planning
(focused on air quality and related climate changes issues)

12:45 pm John Bachmann (EPA OAQPS ), Air-Related Environmental Challenges for the 21st Century
1:00 pm Lawrence Friedl/Phil DeCola (NASA Headquarters), Air Quality & Climate Change: Research & Applications
1:15 pm Steve Fine (NOAA Headquarters ), NOAA's Air Quality Program
1:30 pm Mitch Goldberg (NOAA Headquarters), Operational Monitoring of Air Quality from Satellites and Research to Operations

Applications of Landscape Characterization Presentations
(Session Leaders: Dale Quattrochi and Maury Estes)

1:45 pm Bill Crosson, Landcover/Land Use Characterization in Meteorological and AIr QUality Models: An Atlanta Experience
2:05 pm Jason Ching, Focus: Introducing and Implementing High Resolution Urban Landscape Characteristics in Transport and Air Quality Models
2:25 pm Applications of Landscape Characterization Discussion
2:45 pm Break

Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts Presentation
(Session Leaders: Tom Pace and David Williams)

3:05 pm Tom Pace, Wildland Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts
3:25 pm Charles Ichoku, Estimation of Fire Emissions from Satellite Measurements
3:45 pm Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts Discussion

Air Pollution Transport Presentations
(Session Leaders: Bryan Bloomer and Alan Rush)

4:05 pm Dave Edwards, Satellite Observations of Pollution Transport in the Troposphere
4:25 pm Daniel Jacob, Application of Satellite Observations for Air Quality Research
4:45 pm Air Pollution Transport Discussion

Air Quality Forecasting Presentations
(Session Leaders: Shobha Kondragunta and Jeff McQueen)

5:05 pm Steve Fine, NOAA's Air Quality Forecasting Activities
5:25 pm Paula Davidson (cancelled)
5:45 pm Steve Ackerman, IDEA... From Research to Routine: A Collaboration between NASA, EPA, NOAA, and CIMSS
6:05 pm Air Quality Forecasting Discussion
6:25 pm

Breakout Session Logistics and Instructions,
Rosalina Rodriguez, EPA RTP

6:30 pm Adjourn
6:30 - 8:00 Optional Poster Session (Oak Room)
Dinner (on your own)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, BREAKOUT SESSIONS
(Emphasis should be on defining and prioritizing cooperative research projects that meet agencies strategic goals)

8:00 am Registration
8:30 am

Applications of Landscape Characterization
(Session Leaders: Dale Quattrochi and Maury Estes)
(Concierge Room)

Presentation by Yihua Wu, Time to Pay More Attention to Soil in Landscape Characterization?

Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts
(Session Leaders: Tom Pace and David Williams)
(Orchid Room)

Presentation by Stefan Falke, Data and Tools for Fire, Smoke & Air Quality Monitoring and Analysis through the Web
Presentations on Fire Discussion Points and the BlueSkyRains System

Air Pollution Transport
(Session Leaders: Bryan Bloomer and Alan Rush)
(Dogwood Room)

Presentation by Jack Fishman, Challenges in the Use of Satellite Measurements for Studies of Tropospheric Ozone
Presentation by Jill Engel-Cox on Air Pollution Transport

Air Quality Forecasting
(Session Leaders: Shobha Kondragunta and Jeff McQueen)
(Rose Room)

Presentations by:
Mian Chin, How Can NASA Satellite Data (and Models) Be Used to Improve NASA's Operational AIr Quality Forecasting
Jill Engel-Cox, Long Range Transport of California Wildfires to NE US Detected by GLAS and MODIS
Georg Grell, WRF/Chem - ICARTT and Beyond
Ray Hoff, Thinking in 3D: What the Vertical Dimension Brings to Understanding PM2.5 and Optical Depth
Wallace McMillan, Trace Gas Remote Sensing at UMBC
R. Bradley Pierce, RAQMS Global Chemical Composition Assimilation and Regional Ozone/Aerosol Forecasting During the 2004 NASA INTEX-NA Field Campaign
Arastoo Pour Biazar, Satellite Assimilation Relevant to Air Quality Forecasting

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10:30 am Break
11:00 am Breakout Sessions Continue
Applications of Landscape Characterization
(Session Leaders: Dale Quattrochi and Maury Estes)
(Concierge Room)
Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts
(Session Leaders: Tom Pace and David Williams)
(Orchid Room)
Air Pollution Transport
(Session Leaders: Bryan Bloomer and Alan Rush)
(Dogwood Room)
Air Quality Forecasting
(Session Leaders: Shobha Kondragunta and Jeff McQueen)
(Rose Room)
Noon Lunch (Posters available for review in Pre-Assembly area)
1:00 pm Joint Breakout Sessions
Air Pollution Transport & Air Quality Forecasting
(Rose Room)
Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts & Applications of Landscape Characterization
(Orchid Room)
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Joint Breakout Sessions
Applications of Landscape Characterization & Air Quality Forecasting
(Rose Room)
Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts & Air Pollution Transport
(Orchid Room)
4:15 pm Break
4:30 pm Joint Breakout Sessions
Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts & Air Quality Forecasting
(Rose Room)
Applications of Landscape Characterization & Air Pollution Transport
(Orchid Room)
6:00 pm Group Leaders Meet with Workshop Steering Committee
Other Participants Adjourn
Dinner (on your own)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, PLENARY SESSION
(Grand Ballroom - Orchid & Rose Rooms)

8:00 am Registration
8:30 am

Reconvene for Reports from Working Groups
(approximately 15 minutes per group)

Applications of Landscape Characterization - Dale Quattrochi
Fire Emissions and Air Quality Impacts - Tom Pace & David Williams
Air Pollution Transport - Bryan Bloomer & Alan Rush
Air Quality Forecasting - Shobha Kondragunta & Jeff McQueen

9:30 am Discussion of Breakout Session Outputs, Cross Cutting Opportunities and Linkage of Recommended Cooperative Research Projects to Agency Strategic Plans
10:00 am Break
10:30 am Prioritize Recommended Cooperative Research Projects
11:30 am Adjourn
Lunch  
  Workshop Steering Committee Meeting (Raleigh Room)

 

 
 
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