EPA Modeling Workshops

May 16-20 , 2005, New Orleans, LA


EPA Regional, State, and Local Modeler's Workshop

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Time Topic Speaker
8:00 AM

Ian Cohen,
Patrick Pakunpanya

8:15 AM
OAQPS Status Report to include:
  • Appendix W status
  • AERMOD Status
  • CALPUFF Status

Tyler Fox

8:30 AM


Annamaria Coulter,
Dan DeRoeck

NOx Increment Rule

John Bunyak
9:00 AM
PSD Questionnaire
PSD Questionnaire By Region
Annamaria Coulter
9:30 AM
9:45 AM

WESTAR PSD Reformulation

Dan Johnson,
John Bunyak,
Bill Harnett
10:30 AM
North Dakota Class 1 Analysis Bill Harnett,
Kevin Golden
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
AERMOD Modeling System and Priorities Warren Peters
Karen Wesson
1:45 PM AERMET Desmond Bailey
2:05 PM AERMAP Pete Eckoff
2:25 PM AERSURFACE Warren Peters
Karen Wesson
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Transition Issues Warren Peters
Tom Coulter
3:30 PM Air Toxics Resource Library & Modeling Guidance K Mitchell, Region 4
4:00 PM
AERSCREEN - Discussion and exercise Jim Haywood
5:00 PM

State and Local agency personnel  - Adjourn

EPA and other Federal agency personnel - discussions with Tyler Fox

6:00 PM (Approx)


Time Topic Speaker
8:00 AM
OAQPS Update:
  • Regional Office Visits
  • Using Regional Modeling Contacts as Experts to resolve issues
  • Model Clearinghouse/SCRAM Website Report
  • 8th Modeling Conference, EPA/NOAA Golden Jubilee

Tyler Fox
Warren Peters

8:45 AM Air Toxics - 1999 NATA Overview Joe Touma
9:15 AM Resolving Community Scales in Air Toxics Modeling Applications Vlad Isakov
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM Air Toxics - R3/ORD/OAQPS “One-atmosphere” Philly Pilot Study Al Cimorelli
10:45 AM ADEQ's Experience Estimating Impacts on a Class I Area Tim Martin
11:00 AM State Issues

Ken McBee

Chris Arrington

11:30 AM FLM Issues John Notar
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Gridded Met Data Workgroup Dennis Atkinson
1:45 PM PSD Issues Workgroup Annamaria Coulter
2:30 PM Model Evaluation Workgroup Clint Bowman
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM AERMOD Implementation Workgroup Al Cimorelli
4:15 PM Air Dispersion Modeling in the Future Workgroup Warren Peters
5:00 PM Wrap up and discussion of next year’s meeting

Tyler Fox

Ian Cohen

5:30 PM (Approx.) Adjourn  
Time Topic Speaker
8:00 AM
CALPUFF modeling for visibility impacts John Notar
8:30 AM CALPUFF - Use of alternative Met Data Bret Anderson
9:00 AM Overview of BART and Regional Haze Rules Todd Hawes
9:15 AM CALPUFF Modeling for Visibility and BART Mark Evangelista
9:45 AM CAMx Source Apportionment Modeling vs. CALPUFF for BART Kirk Baker
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM Single source modeling for ozone and/or PM2.5- issues and examples
Bret Anderson
Erik Snyder
11:00 AM Integrating dispersion and photochemical modeling results for primary PM2.5
Brian Timin
Al Cimorelli
11:30 PM Approaches for Coordinating Technical Issues on O3/PM SIPs: Model Clearinghouse or other mechanism?  
12:00 PM Adjourn and Lunch
  Note: All participants are welcome to stay for the Wednesday afternoon session of the Particulate Matter/Regional Haze/Ozone Workshop on Wednesday Afternoon.




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