Northwest International Air Quality Environmental Science and Technology Consortium

NW AIRQUEST

NW-AIRQUEST June 2013 Meeting
EPA Region 10

1200 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
June 5-7, 2013


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

      1:00     Welcome, logistics, etc.

      1:15     AIRPACT-4 updates
                  •   WSU hardware needs and outlook — Joe Vaughan
                  •   Web updates (GEOSS updates) — Joe Vaughan
                  •   Mobile vs MOVES in AP4 — Serena Chung
                  •   Woodstove runs — Joe Vaughan
                  •   BlueSky for wildfires, NASA project updates, 2007-2008 AP3 runs — Brian Lamb
                  •   Wildfire Cases: Fall 2012 — Serena Chung
                  •   NASA WRF-Fire update — Brian Lamb
                  •   ClearSky tracer system for Ag fires, animation — Joe Vaughan
                  •   Western US Forecast — Brian Lamb

      3:00     BREAK

      3:15     Update on BlueSky and smoke management response — Sim Larkin

      3:35     Western CA BlueSky System (remote presentation) — Steve Sakiyama

      3:55     Update on planning for Ag burn measurements in 2013 — Rob Elleman
                  AirNowTech update — Rob Elleman

      4:25     Update: Background concentration maps of criteria pollutants in WA, OR, and ID — Ranil Dhammapala

      5:00     Adjourn for the day



Thursday June 6, 8:30-5:00PM

      8:30     Update on observations of western WA surface ozone and satellite NO2 — Todd Mitchell

      8:55     Ozone production from wildfires — Nicole Wigder

      9:30     Meteorological and sampling luck adjustment for 2012 — Rob Elleman

      9:55     Fugitive dust from coal trains: Factors affecting emissions and estimating PM2.5 — Bob Kotchenruther

      10:15     BREAK

      10:30     Update on YAWNS analysis — Tim VanReken

      10:55     A Regional dust storm Exceptional Event Package — Rick Hardy

      11:20     FPM2.5 offset ratios — Phil Allen

      11:40     Update on Efforts to Model Wintertime Stagnation Events with WRF-CMAQ — Rui Zhang

      12:00     LUNCH

      1:00     NRMC Joint Discussion, Cliff Mass et al. — Update on UW WRF modeling system

      2:40     The Next Step in the MOVES-to-AIRPACT Integration — Jen Cole

      3:00     BREAK

      3:15     AIRPACT Working Groups
                  •   Group A — Ventilation Indices, Ag Burn Outlook, and related graphics / Smoke Management Training Workshop planning
                  •   Group B — Emissions Inventories
                  •   Group C — Model Evaluation: AP-4 first assessment of ozone, PM?

      4:00     Reports back to the full group ~10 min each

      4:30     Business meeting. Topics include:
                  •   Finalizing WSU work plan priorities and contract
                  •   Project management work rotation — Bruce Louks
                  •   NW-AIRQUEST Chair rotation — Phil/Erik

      5:00     Adjourn for the day



Friday June 7, 8:30-12:00PM

      8:30     Tracking emissions from marine vessels — Bob Kotchenruther

      9:00     A Semi-Mechanistic Statistical Air Quality Model for wintertime PM2.5 in Tacoma, WA — Phil Swartzendruber

      9:30     Visibility Management through Modeling and Measurement in the Lower Fraser Valley — Bruce Ainslee

      9:50     A GIS-air quality based metric for environmental justice visualization and air quality management — Erik Saganic

      10:10     BREAK

      10:30   Tracking Wildfire Smoke during the 2012 Idaho Smokepocalypse: Techniques and Lessons Learned — Sara Strachan

      11:15   Documenting Alaska wildfire EEs — Mike Gravier

      12:00     Adjourn 2013 NW-AIRQUEST Annual Meeting

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