Annual Plan Archives

This page last reviewed November 5, 2013

Detailed lists of research proposals presented to the Board each year dating back to 1998 are under development. Each Research Plan document can be downloaded from the links located to the left on this webpage. Check back soon for more detailed lists of the Research Proposals and subsequent Contracts. Lists from the FY2011/2012 Plan and FY2010/2011 Plans are provided below.

Below is the list of projects that were approved by the Board for the

2011-2012 Research Plan (PDF, 1.58 MB)

Project Title Board Approval Contractor Funding Amount Contract Information
Modeling the formation and evolution of secondary organic aerosol during CalNex 2010 Resolution 12-3 University of Colorado $350,000 ARB #11-305
Atmospheric measurement and inverse modeling to improve greenhouse gas emission estimates Resolution 12-5 Lawrence Berkeley National Labs $680,000

ARB #11-306

Assessment of the emissions and energy impacts of biomass and biogas use in California Resolution 12-9 UC Irvine $167,497 ARB #11-307
Emissions of potent greenhouse gases from appliance and building waste in landfills Resolution 12-15 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo $299,826 ARB #11-308
Investigate the durability of diesel engine emissions controls Resolution 12-12 University of Denver $289,678 ARB #11-309
Reducing air pollution exposure in passenger vehicles and school buses Resolution 12-2 UC Los Angeles $150,000 ARB #11-310
Reducing in-home exposure to air pollution Resolution 12-1 Lawrence Berkeley National Labs $1,300,863 ARB #11-311
Effects of complete streets on travel behavior Resolution 12-18 UC Los Angeles $250,000 ARB #11-312
Evaluating mitigation options of nitrous oxide emissions in California cropping systems Resolution 12-8 UC Davis $400,000 ARB #11-313
Source speciation of Central Valley GHG emissions using in-situ measurments of volatile organic compounds Resoultion 12-6 UC Berkeley $360,000 ARB #11-315
Development of a new methodology to characterize truck body types along California freeways Resolution 12-7 UC Irvine $350,000 ARB #11-316
Modeling household vehicle and transportation choice and usage Resolution 12-17 UC Davis $299,900 ARB #11-322
Quantifying the comprehensive greenhouse gas co-benefits of green buildings Resolution 12-16 UC Berkeley $180,000 ARB #11-323
Benefits of high efficiency filtration to children with asthma Resolution 12-13 UC Davis $3,350,000 ARB #11-324
Quantification of the emission reduction benefits of mitigation strategies for dairy silage Resolution 12-14 UC Davis $400,000 ARB #11-325
Analyzing the economic benefits and costs of smart growth strategies Resolution 12-19 UC Berkeley $330,000 ARB #11-326


Below is the list of projects that were approved by the Board for the

2010-2011 Research Plan (PDF, 395KB)

Project Title Board Approval Contractor Funding Amount Contract Information

Season- and location-specific systemic health effects of ambient PM

Resolution 11-7

UC Davis


ARB #10-302

Risk of pediatric asthma morbidity from multipollutant exposures

Resolution 11-14

UC Irvine


ARB #10-319

Investigation of persistent immune effects of acute PM exposure during early life and development of a biomarker for lung function decline

Resolution 11-6

UC Davis


ARB #10-303

Evaluation of secondary pollutant emissions from portable air cleaners

Resolution 11-17



ARB #10-320

Characterization and mitigation of volatile organic compound emissions from dairy silage sources (project and resulting contract established in 2012 Plan)

Resolution 12-14

UC Davis


ARB #11-325

Developing, validating and implementing a process modeling system for California agriculture greenhouse gas inventories

Resolution 11-13

University of New Hampshire


ARB #10-309

Probing the intrinsic ability of particles to generate reactive oxygen species

Resolution 11-10

UC Los Angeles


ARB #10-314

Understanding primary organic aerosol volatility at atmospherically realistic concentrations of SIP analysis

Resolution 11-5

UC Davis


ARB #10-313

Development of innovative instrumentation to enable investigation of the relationship between SO2 and sulfate

Resolution 11-11

UC Riverside


ARB #10-312

Development of a high quality proportional gravimetric PM system for in-use emissions measurements at low emissions levels

Resolution 11-12

UC Riverside


ARB #10-311

Extended analysis of the CARES aerosol chemistry data to characterize the sources and processes of organic fine particulate matter

Resolution 11-8

UC San Diego


ARB #10-305

Synthesis of policy-relevant findings from the CalNex 2010 field study

Resolution 11-2



ARB #10-326

Developing databases to estimate California-specific climate forcing benefits of cool roofs

Resolution 11-18



ARB #10-321

The role of land use planning in reducing residential energy consumption and GHG emissions

Resolution 11-15

UC Berkeley


ARB #10-323

Development and evaluation of energy-efficient approaches to keeping building occupants cool using room air motion

Resolution 11-3

UC Berkeley


ARB #10-308

Using feedback from commercial buildings to support energy-conserving behavior at work and at home

Resolution 11-4

UC Berkeley


ARB #10-310

Reducing energy use through optimized communication of real-time residential energy usage information

Resolution 11-9

UC Los Angeles


ARB #10-332

Monitoring and evaluating behavioral change strategies that incorporate the resource developed by ARB

Resolution 11-16

UC Berkeley


ARB #10-325


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