Northwest International Air Quality Environmental Science and Technology Consortium

NW AIRQUEST

NW-AIRQUEST June 2012 Meeting

Washington State University, ETRL #101
Pullman, WA 99164
June 6-8, 2012


Wednesday June 6, 1:00-5:30PM

      1:00     Welcome, introductions, agenda & logistics (WSU / Ranil Dhammapala)

      1:30     AIRPACT-4 updates, workgroup presentations and discussion
                  •   AP-4 status (10 min) — Serena Chung
                  •   Website introduction and feedback (30 min) — Farren Thorpe
                  •   Emissions review (10 min) — Farren Thorpe
                  •   PM2.5 evaluation and needs (40 min) — Brian Lamb, Ranil Dhammapala

      3:15-3:30   BREAK

      3:30-5:00
                  •   EPA-GEOSS update (10 min) — Farren Thorpe
                  •   NASA update (20 min) — Farren Thorpe
                  •   Improving the representation of secondary organic aerosol in the MOZART-4 global chemical
                      transport model (15 mins) — Abdullah Mahmud
                  •   Policy Relevant Background simulations (10 min) — Brian Lamb
                  •   WSU Project Updates (WEPS, Pollen, BC, Complex Terrain Winds, WRF-Fire, N Deposition and
                      BioEarth, NARA (15 min) — Serena Chung, Brian Lamb, et al.

      5:00     Adjourn for the day



Thursday June 7, 8:30-5:30PM

      8:30     General Workgroup Activities report — Sally Otterson

      8:45     SMOKE-MOVES — Jen Cole, Wei Zhang

      9:15     Boise study results bearing on MOBILE vs MOVES — Will Wallace

      9:30     Woodstove Spatial Allocation and discussion — Chris Swab

      10:15-10:30   BREAK

      10:30     Ag burn / pile burn smoke forecast modeling work — All

      11:00     O3 impacts from modeling ag burns — Rick Hardy

      11:15     Fire Emissions Tracking System — Matt Mavko (Air Sciences, via webinar)

      11:45     Wildfire emissions work — Joe Vaughan

      12:15-1:30   LUNCH (on your own)

      1:30     Networking / breakout session: discussions on implenting what we've agreed to — All
                  Notes available from: (1) EI workgroup, (2) Ag Burning Workgroup, and (3) AIRPACT-4 Workgroup.

      3:15-3:30   BREAK

      3:30-5:30   Business meeting. Topics include:
                  •  Finalizing WSU work plans and contracts — Bruce Louks
                  •  Presentation to WA Air Directors — Jeff Johnston
                  •  Addressing Environment Canada's access issues — All
                  •  Project management work rotation — Bruce Louks
                  •  NW-AIRQUEST Chairperson — Ecology / PSCAA

      5:30     Adjourn for the day



Friday June 8, 8:30-12:00PM

      8:30     PM2.5 Impacts From Ship Emissions in the Pacific Northwest — Bob Kotchenruther

      9:00     Near roadway monitoring pilot study — Bruce Louks

      9:30     Maps of background concentrations of criteria pollutants — Ranil Dhammapala

      10:00    Klamath Falls nonattainment: PM2.5 rollback modeling — Phil Allen

      10:15-10:30   BREAK

      10:30   Discussion on regional air quality map in MESOWEST style — John Horel (Univ of Utah, via weblink)

      11:00   A Retrospective Analysis of Ozone Formation in the Lower Fraser Valley, Canada — Bruce Ainslie
                  (Environment Canada, via weblink)

      11:30   Recap of discussions from informal networking sessions — All

      12:00   Adjourn 2012 NW-AIRQUEST Annual Meeting

Civil & Environmental Engineering, PO Box 642910, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-2910, 509-335-2576