Northwest International Air Quality Environmental Science and Technology Consortium


Working Groups

Emissions Inventory Workgroup

Working on updating the emissions inventory used in AIRPACT. WA, OR and ID will be preparing 2011 comprehensive inventories that are due 12/31/2012 for federal reporting requirements.
Contact: Sally Otterson (

Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) workgroup

Working on integrating satellite products into the AIRPACT forecasts products for the Pacific Northwest. A User Group is becoming familiar with the available air-quality satellite products and will be providing guidance for their use in AQ applications.
Contact: Joe Vaughan (

Wind Erosion

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Assists with defining and reviewing the 4-km AIRPACT system products as required by the regulatory and research communities. This workgroup is active in an advisory role and may also offer technical assistance.
Contact: Bob Kotchenruther (

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