Western Ozone Transport

October 10-12, 2012




WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012 – Silver Baron A


1:00-1:15         Welcome and Introductions, Mae Gustin, University of Nevada, Reno and Bob Lebens, WESTAR


1:15-1:45         Clean Air Act and transported air pollution, Michael Ling, EPA OAQPS


1:45-2:15         Recent EPA ozone transport modeling, Brian Timin, EPA OAQPS


2:15-2:45         State Implementation Planning considerations, Colleen Delaney, Utah DEQ


2:45-3:00         Break


3:00-3:45         Western ozone overview, Dan Jaffe, University of Washington


3:45-4:15         Western ozone trends, 1990-2010, Owen Cooper, NOAA


4:15-4:45         Rural transport in Nevada, Rebekka Fine, University of Nevada, Reno and Mae Gustin


4:45-5:15         Discussion


5:15                 Adjourn for the day


6:30                 No host dinner, Silver Peak Brewery



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012 – Silver Baron A


8:00-8:30         Use of PM and organics for tracking sources of air pollution, Tony Van Curen, University of California, Davis


8:30-9:00         Use of metals and isotopes for tracking air pollution, John Christensen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


9:00-9:30         Ozonesonde and aircraft measurements in CalNex, Owen Cooper


9:30-10:00       Differential Absorption Lidar (DIAL) for characterizing ozone distribution and transport, Andy Langford, NOAA


10:00-10:15     Break


10:15-11:05     Analyzing western U.S. air quality with models and satellite data, Arlene Fiore, Columbia University


11:05-11:45     Daily to decadal variability in sources of springtime ozone episodes over the Western U.S.: stratospheric intrusions, Asian pollution and wildfires, Meiyun Lin, Princeton University


11:45-1:15       Lunch (on your own)


1:15-1:45         Background ozone, Pat Dolwick, EPA OAQPS


1:45-2:15         Nested regional scale models within global models, Chris Emery, Environ International


2:15-2:45         Las Vegas ozone modeling and monitoring analyses, Jean-Paul Huys, Clark County Department of Air Quality


2:45-3:15         Continuous regional air quality modeling - NW Airquest, Brian Lamb, Washington State University


3:15-3:30         Break


3:30-4:30         WestJump AQMS, Tom Moore, Western Regional Air Partnership

·        Inventory (including Biogenics, O&G)

·        Source Apportionment

§         3-State AQ Study


4:30-5:00         Discussion


5:00                 Adjourn for the day



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012 – Exposition Hall A


8:00-8:30         Exceptional Events Policy, Richard Payton, EPA Region 8


8:30-8:45         Inter-agency workgroup on stratospheric intrusions of ozone, Gail Tonnesen, EPA Region 8


8:45-9:15         Stratospheric intrusion in the CalNex Study, Andy Langsford, NOAA


9:15-9:45         Stratospheric intrusion – forecasting and analysis of  ‘Exceptional Events’ for ground-level ozone, Patrick J. Reddy, Colorado Department of Health


9:45-10:00       Break


10:00-11:15     Panel discussion


11:15               Meeting adjourns