EPA Regional/State/Local Modelers Workshop

June 10-12, 2008, Denver (Englewood), CO

Agenda and Presentations

Tuesday, June 10

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and opening remarks - Tyler Fox, OAQPS
9:15 - 9:30 Appendix W status and updates - Tyler Fox, OAQPS
9:30 - 10:00 Model Clearinghouse status and update - Dennis Atkinson, OAQPS
10:00 - 10:30 PSD/NSR Policy Update - Dan Deroeck, OAQPS
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:15 PSD/NSR Policy Update (Continued) - Dan Deroeck, OAQPS
11:15 - 12:00 NPS Update & Issues - John Notar, NPS
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 State/Local Agency Issues: Overview
1:30 - 2:45

State/Local Agency Presentations (about 25 minutes each speaker)

  • Leon Sedafian (NY) - Analysis of AERMOD User On-Site Meteorological Data
  • Andy Hawkins (KS) - The Kansas BART Experience, CALPUFF and CAMx
  • Clint Bowman (WA) - Bias of CALPUFF for Small CALMET Grids
2:45 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:30 Regional Issues: Overview
3:30 - 4:45 Regional Office Presentations (about 25 minutes each presenter)
  • Bret Anderson (R7) - What I learned on detail at OAQPS
  • Herman Wong (R10) - Meteorological Buoys & Data Collection in Beaufort Sea, AK
  • Al Cimorelli (R3) - Region 3 use of MIRA for 2010 Budget Process & Beyond
4:45 - 5:00 Discussion of Regional Office and State Issues
5:00 - 5:30 Use of CMAQ & AERMOD for Detroit Multi-pollutant Analysis - Karen Wesson, OAQPS
5:30 Adjourn

Wednesday, June 11

8:30 - 9:00

CALPUFF Regulatory Update - Roger Brode, OAQPS

9:00 - 10:30 CALPUFF Performance Evaluations - Bret Anderson, R7
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:15 MM5-CALPUFF Tool and Use - Bret Anderson, R7
11:15 - 12:00 CALPUFF: Next steps - Roger Brode, OAQPS
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 AERMOD Modeling System Update - Roger Brode, OAQPS
1:30 - 2:00 AERSURFACE Update - Roger Brode , OAQPS
2:00 - 2:30 AERSCREEN: Status & Demo - James Thurman, OAQPS
2:30 - 2:45 BPIP/PRIME Adhoc Workgroup Update - Roger Brode, OAQPS
2:45 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:15

AERMOD Implementation Workgroup Update -
Roger Brode/Randy Robinson, R5

3:15 - 4:30 AIWG Subgroup Overviews (~25 minutes for each subgroup report-out)
4:30 - 5:00 AERMIC report out - Roger Brode/Al Cimorelli
5:00 - 5:30 AERMOD Next Steps - Roger Brode/Randy Robinson
5:30 Adjourn

 

Thursday, June 12

8:45 - 9:00 Overview: Purpose of Final Day - OAQPS
9:00 - 10:00 Gridded MET Use & Guidance: Review, Status, Plans - Bret Anderson, R7 & Roger Brode, OAQPS
10:00 - 10:30 Review of Meteorology in Complex Terrain and Model Application Considerations - Bret Anderson, R7
Herman Wong, R10, & Jaime Julian, R5
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 Near-field applications of CALPUFF under Appendix W - Roger Brode, OAQPS
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 9th Modeling Conference: Plans and Discussion
2:45 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:30 Concluding Remarks/Plans for next year - Tyler Fox, OAQPS
3:30 Adjourn

 

 
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