Research Screening Committee Meeting
April 26, 2002

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Research Screening Committee

Action


ACTION OF THE RESEARCH SCREENING COMMITTEE

Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
Conference Room 550
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-0753

April 26, 2002
9:30 a.m.

Minutes
-- Approved
Request for Proposal Response

1.

"Alternatives to Automotive Consumer Products that use Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and / or Chlorinated Organic Compound Solvents," $200,000, Proposal No. 2518-225 -- Approved
Interagency Proposals

2.

"Health Benefits of Incremental Improvements in Air Quality," University of California, Berkeley, $296,261,
Proposal No. 2519-225 -- Approved

3.

"Design and Construction of an Engine Testing Facility for Controlled Human Exposure Studies," University of California, San Francisco, $350,000, Proposal No. 2511-224 -- Approved
Sole Source Proposal

4.

"Initial Exploration of Advanced Data Analysis Methods to Assist in Air Quality Management," Clarkson University, $40,440, Proposal No. 2520-225 -- Approved
Contract Augmentation

5.

"Collection of Evaporative Emissions Data from Off-Road Equipment," Automotive Testing Laboratories, $24,968.43, Contract No. 00-315 -- Approved
Request for Proposals

6.

"Development of Low Cost, User Friendly Air Monitoring Devices," $1,500,000 -- Approved
Interim Report

7.

"The Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Ultrafine and Nanoparticle Particulate Matter Emissions from Gasoline and Diesel On-Road Motor Vehicles: Phase I - Scoping Study," University of California, Davis, $501,874, Contract No. 98-335 -- Approved
Final Reports

8.

"A Critical Review of the Particulate Matter Toxicology Literature for Senate Bill 25 Review of the Particulate Matter Standard," Kent Pinkerton, $31,500, Contract No. 00-327 -- Approved

9.

"Particulate Air Pollution and Morbidity in the California Central Valley: a High Particulate Pollution Region," Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, $264,654, Contract No. 97-303 -- Approved

10.

"Health Effects of PM Components on Sensitive Animal Models," University of California, Irvine, $439,890,
Contract No. 96-311 -- Approved

11.

"Mechanisms of Particulate Toxicity: Effects on the Respiratory System," University of California, Davis, $895,000, Contract No. 96-310 -- Approved

12.

"Update and Refinement of an Indoor Exposure Assessment Methodology," ICF Kaiser / Systems Applications International, $245,074.61, Contract No. 98-327 -- Approved

13.

"Processing and Validation of Data Collected by Radar Wind Profilers, Radio Acoustic Sounding Systems, and Sodars During the 1997 Southern California Ozone Study," National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, Parsons Engineering Science, Inc. and the South Coast Air Quality Management District, Total Budget: $237,647, Contract Nos. 99-305, 99-306, 99-307 -- Approved

14.

"An Investigation of the Relationship Between Total Non-Methane Organic Carbon and the Sum of Speciated Hydrocarbons and Carbonyls Measured by Standard GC/FID: Validation and Refinement of a New Instrument, and Measurements in the South Coast Air Basin," University of California, Los Angeles, $111,576,
Contract No. 98-323 -- Approved

15.

"Evaluation of NOy and Nitric Acid Measurement Methods and Collection of Ambient Data," University of California, Riverside, $128,638, Contract No. 98-341 -- Approved

16.

"Flux Measurements of Ammonia to Estimate Emission Factors for Area Sources," University of California, Riverside, $50,092, Contract No. 98-340 -- Approved

17.

"Development and Application of Improved Methods for Measurement of Ozone Formation Potentials of Volatile Organic Compounds," University of California, Riverside, $299,720, Contract No. 97-314 -- Approved

18.

"Linkages Between Measurements of Multifunctional and Polar Organics in Chamber Studies and the Ambient Environment," University of California, Davis, $107,150, Contract No. 98-311 -- Approved

19.

"Development of Reactivity Scales via 3-D Grid Modeling of California Ozone Episodes," University of California, Berkeley, $240,524, Contract No. 98-309 -- Approved

20.

"Chlorine Emissions from Activated Sea-Salt Aerosols and Their Potential Impact on Ozone," University of California, Irvine, $15,000, Contract No. 00-324 -- Approved

21.

"Refinement, Calibration, and Field Studies Involving Transportable Aerosol Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometers (ATOFMS)," University of California, Riverside and San Diego, $596,059,Contract No. 96-307 -- Approved

22.

"Heavy-Duty Truck Evaporative Emissions Testing for Emissions Inventory," Automotive Testing Laboratories, $128,691, Contract No. 98-303 -- Approved

23.

"Testing for Exhaust Emissions of Diesel Powered Off-Road Engines," West Virginia University, $272,525,
Contract No. 98-317 -- Approved

24.

"Investigation of Low Reactivity Solvents," California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, $84,315, Contract No. 98-310 -- Approved

25.

"Microscale Emissions Modeling System," California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, $179,547, Contract No. 96-316 -- Approved

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