Interagency Air and Smoke Council Activities

This page last reviewed April 3, 2014

The Interagency Air and Smoke Council (IASC) is established to provide a forum for air regulators, land managers, and fire managers to discuss air quality and smoke management issues in California. If you are an IASC member and would like to add information to this page, please contact Dar Mims at (916) 322-7454.


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Please save the dates: 2014 IASC/CARPA Spring Workshop, 4/30 and 5/1

 
The steering committees for the California Interagency Air and Smoke Council and the California Air Response Planning Alliance invite you to the 2014 IASC/CARPA Spring Workshop.


IASC/CARPA Workshop Agenda

 Focus: Managing smoke impacts of wildland fire

Day 1, coordination protocol development: discussion of all elements of inter-agency coordination for smoke management in the 2013 fire season – what worked well and what might need further refinement.  Result: input to a smoke management communication/coordination protocol to aid land management, air quality management, and public health agencies in the 2014 and future fire seasons.

     For those whom are unable to attend in person, the GoTo Meeting and conference call information is provided below.

  1. Please click here to join my meeting.

    Meeting ID: 247-838-408

  2. Join the conference call:
    888-405-8211
    Passcode: 6959739

 

Day 2, hands-on training: EBAM siting, set up, and operation; data management procedures; smoke impacts communication tools.  Result: improved local smoke monitoring capabilities.

      For those whom are unable to attend in person, the GoTo Meeting and conference call information is provided below.

  1. Please click here to join my meeting.

    Meeting ID: 746-813-880

  2. Join the conference call:
    888-405-8211
    Passcode: 6959739

Dates and proposed times: April 30th, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and May 1st, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Wildland Fire Training Center, McClellan, CA

Room: The 30 Mile Room 

Address: 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652

 

WFTC web site has directions, maps, and lodging information.

 

To RSVP, Contact Ann Hobbs: Please include your name, agency/affiliation, email address, phone number, and the number of days you plan on attending. 

Background:

IASC meets annually to discuss air quality and smoke management related to prescribed burning activities. 

CARPA meets regularly to coordinate agencies that respond to hazardous air release incidents, including wildfires.

 

Questions?  Please feel free to email Trent Procter.


 IASC 2013 Spring Meeting Presentations


Agenda
 
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 IASC 2012 Spring Meeting Presentations



May 2 & 3 Meeting Agenda

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