1997 Southern California Ozone Study - NARSTO
Data Analysis Conference
February 13 - 15, 2001

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Data Analysis Conference - Diamond Bar, California

February 13 - 15, 2001

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Agenda for the SCOS97 - NARSTO 2001 Data Analysis Conference


February 13 - 15, 2001

South Coast Air Quality Management District
21865 East Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, CA 91765-4182

Sponsored By:
Cal/EPA Air Resources Board
South Coast Air Quality Management District



8:55 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

February 13, 2001 - Day 1 - Ambient Data

8:55 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Executive Officer of the South Coast Air Quality Management District 


Dr. Barry R. Wallerstein - Welcome Address

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Chairman of Air Resources Board


Dr. Alan C. Lloyd - Welcome and Opening Remarks


Day 1 - Sessions I and II - III Run Concurrently

9:15 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Session I: Hydrocarbons Data Analysis and Model Network
Chair - Eileen McCauley

9:15 a.m.

Eric Fujita (DRI) QA Issues

9:40 a.m.

Barbara Zelinska (DRI) Boundary VOC Conditions During SCOS97 - NARSTO

10:05 a.m.

Eric Fujita (DRI) Source Attributions of Ambient Hydrocarbons in the South Coast
Air Basin

10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:40 a.m.

Robert Keislar (DRI) Source Apportionment of Hydrocarbon Samples from Barstow

11:05 a.m.

Janet Arey (UCR) Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds at Azusa and Elevated Sites:
Indications of Nighttime Nitrate Radical Chemistry

11:30 a.m.

Suzanne Paulson (UCLA) Comparing TNMOC and Speciated VOC's

11:55 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break


Session I - Continues

1:00 p.m.

George A. Klouda (NIST) Biogenic Contributions to Ambient VOC in Azusa, CA Measured
by Radiocarbon (14C)

1:25 p.m.

Hillary Main (STI) PAMS Analysis for Southern California: Characteristics of Hydrocarbon
Data Collected in the South Coast Air Quality Management District from 1994 to 1997

1:50 p.m.

Don Hammond (ARB) California PAMS Network 2000

2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:25 p.m.

Eileen McCauley (ARB) Moderator-Roundtable on Hydrocarbon Data Analysis and
Ideal Network (45M)

3:10 p.m.

Session I - Concludes


Day 1 - Sessions II - III Run in Series

9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.

Session II: Nitrogen Species Data Analysis and Ideal Network
Chair - Daniel Grosjean

9:15 a.m.

Dennis Fitz (UCR) NOY Instruments Measurements and QA Issues

9:35 a.m.

Daniel Grosjean (DGA) Ambient Levels of PAN and PPN During SCOS97 - NARSTO
and Long-Term Trends in Ambient PAN in Southern California

9:55 a.m.

Daniel Grosjean (DGA) A Modeling Study of VOC Precursors of PAN

10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:25 a.m.

Robert O'Brien (PSU) Free Radical Data from FAGE

10:45 a.m.

Luis Woodhouse (ARB) The Thermal Decomposition of PAN

11:05 a.m.

Akula Venkatram (UCR) Moderator - Roundtable on Nitrogen Species Analysis and
Ideal Network

11:55 a.m.

Session II - Concludes

11:55 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Session III: Upper Air and Other Meteorology Data Analysis
Chair - Bob Weber

1:00 p.m.

Jim Pederson (ARB) Characterization of Upper Air Meteorological Conditions on IOP Days

1:25 p.m.

Clinton MacDonald (STI) STI Analysis of 1997 Upper Air Met Data in SoCAB

1:50 p.m.

Bob Weber (NOAA) Interpreting Data from a RWP / RASS Network

2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.

Refreshment Break for 10 Minutes

2:25 p.m.

Bob Baxter (Parsons) Quality Assurance of Upper Air Met Data

2:50 p.m.

Robert Bornstein (SJSU) The 4-7 August SCOS97 Ozone Episode: Comparison Between Observations and MM5 Simulations

3:15 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:20 p.m.

Clinton MacDonald (STI) Moderator - Roundtable on Use of Aloft Meteorological Data-Lidar, Radar Wind Profiler Radio Acoustic Sounding Networks, Sodar Networks (60M)

4:20 p.m.

Session III - Concludes

4:25 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Roundtable on Lessons Learned from SCOS97 - NARSTO Ambient Monitoring

5:00 p.m.

Day 1 - Concludes



8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

February 14, 2001 - Day 2 - Emission Inventory and Modeling


Day 2 - Sessions Run in Series

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session I: Emission Inventory
Chair - Randy Pasek

8:00 a.m.

Dale Shimp (ARB) Developing Emission Inventories for Regional Air Quality Studies

8:15 a.m.

Michael Benjamin (ARB) Biogenic Emissions Inventory through Geographic Information
Systems (BEIGIS)

8:35 a.m.

Paul Allen (ARB) Airplane Emissions in 3-D

8:55 a.m.

Mena Shah (ARB) Final SCOS97 - NARSTO Emission Inventory

9:15 a.m.

Lyle Chinkin (STI) SCOS97 - NARSTO Development of Improved Area Source Spatial

9:35 a.m.

Dale Shimp (ARB) Moderator - Roundtable on Emission Inventory 3-D Approaches (35M)

10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:25 a.m. - 1:55 p.m.

 Session II: Emission Inventory-Mobile Sources
Chair - Mark Carlock

10:25 a.m.

Debbie Niemeier (UCD) Incorporating Spatial Variability: The Effects on Running Stabilized Mobile Emissions Inventories

10:50 a.m.

Ed Yotter (ARB) Innovations in Mobile Sources

11:15 a.m.

Mark Carlock EMFAC 2000

11:15 a.m.

Eric Fujita (DRI) "Why is Ozone Higher on Weekends in the South Coast Air Basin: A
20-Year Perspective"

11:55 a.m.

Leon Dolislager (ARB) Weekend Effect Hypotheses

12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

 Lunch Break

1:10 p.m.

  Session II - Continues

1:10 p.m.

Mark Carlock (ARB) Moderator - Roundtable on GIS-based Emission Inventory Approaches (35M)

1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

Refreshment Break

1:55 p.m.

 Session II - Concludes

1:55 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.

 Session III: Radiation Data Analysis and Observation Based Modeling
Chair - Charlie Blanchard

1:55 p.m.

Rob Harley (UCB) A Fuel-Based Assessment of Motor Vehicle Emissions During SCOS97 - NARSTO

2:20 p.m.

Charlie Blanchard (Envair) The Use of Observation-Based Methods for Corroborating Photochemical Modeling

2:45 p.m.

Laurent Vuilleumier (LBL) Measurements and Modeling of Solar Ultaviolet Radiation
and Photolysis Rates during SCOS97 - NARSTO

3:10 p.m.

James Pederson (ARB) Role of Radiation Data in Future Studies

3:25 p.m.

James Pederson (ARB) Moderator-Roundtable on Radiation Component of Modeling
Designs (30M)

3:55 p.m.

Session III - Concludes

3:55 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.

Refreshment Break

4:05 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Session IV: Air Quality Simulation
Chair - Neil Wheeler

4:05 p.m.

Neil Wheeler (STI) Community Modeling and Analysis System (CMAS) - Application

4:30 p.m.

Gail Tonnesen (UCR) Evaluation of Radical Budgets and the Fate of NOx in
SCOS97 - NARSTO Model Simulations

4:55 p.m.

Neil Wheeler (STI) Moderator-Photochemical Modeling Forum (65M)

6:00 p.m.

Day 2 - Concludes



8:00 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.

February 15, 2001 - Day 3 - Aerosols and Air Quality Aloft


Day 3 - Sessions Run in Series

8:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Session I: Aerosol I - Emissions and Ambient Data
Chair - Glen Cass

8:00 a.m.

Lara Gertler (UCR) Evolution of Atmospheric Aerosols Crossing the Los Angeles Basin
During the SCOS97 - NARSTO Experiment

8:25 a.m.

Jonathan Allen (MIT) Emissions of Size-Segregated Aerosols from On-Road Vehicles
in the Caldecott Tunnel

8:50 a.m.

Kim Prather (UCR) Single Particle Mass Spectrometry

9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.

Refreshment Break

9:25 a.m.

Glen Cass (GIT) Particulate Matter Emissions in the South Coast Air Basin

9:50 a.m.

Tony VanCuren (ARB) Long Range Transport of Aerosols

10:15 a.m.

Bill Oslund (ARB - Retired) Moderator - Roundtable on Emissions and Ideal Aerosol
Monitoring Network (PT:45M)

11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Refreshment Break

11:10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Session II: Aerosol II - Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation
Chair - John Seinfeld

11:10 a.m.

John Seinfeld (Cal Tech) Secondary Organic Aerosols Formation Simulation

11:35 a.m.

John Seinfeld (Cal Tech) Airplane Measurements of Aerosols Aloft

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.

Session II - Continues

1:00 p.m.

David Cocker (UCR) Chamber Investigations of Secondary Organic Aerosol

1:25 p.m.

Janet Arey (UCR) Gas-Phase Atmospheric Chemistry of Biogenic VOCs

1:50 p.m.

Paul Ziemann (UCR) Aerosol Formation from Biogenic VOCs

2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:25 p.m.

Bill Carter (UCR) Moderator - Roundtable on Required Measurements to Validate
Simulation and Chamber Studies (PT:35M)

3:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Session III: Air Quality Aloft Data Analysis
Chair - Don Blumenthal

3:00 p.m.

Bill Brick (SDCAPCD) Ozone Layers Aloft

3:20 p.m.

Alan Dixon (UCD) Airplane Lidar Measurements Comparison

3:40 p.m.

C.Russell Philbrick (Penn State) Lidar Measurements During SCOS97 - NARSTO

4:00 p.m.

Don Blumenthal (STI) Air to Ground Comparisons During SCOS97 - NARSTO

4:20 p.m.

Day 3 - Concludes

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