Chair's Air Pollution Seminar Series - Archive for 2009

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The Chair of the Air Resources Board, is pleased to announce "The Chair's Air Pollution Seminar Series". Presentations from leading scientists will focus on the health impacts of air pollution, personal exposure, emission sources, atmospheric formation, and innovative control technologies. 

Seminars are given at the Cal/EPA Building in Sacramento and the Haagen-Smit Laboratory in El Monte and are open to the public. 

You can sign up for the Seminars List Serve which will provide automatic notices of upcoming presentations.

Katy Wolf, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Research and Technical Assistance, Glendale, California

Innovative Laser Stripping Technology for Reducing VOC's, Toxics and Particulates 

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
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Michael Zhang, Ph.D., and Patricia L. Mokhtarian, Ph.D., University of California, Davis

What Happens When a Freeway is Closed for Repairs? (Results from the Fix I-5, 2008)

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
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Craig Witty, President, O-Sage Power Equipment, LLP, Illinois

Orbital Scythe Electric Mower Prototype Development and Testing

Monday, November 23, 2009
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Shane D. Mayor, Ph.D., California State University, Chico

Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) at California State University, Chico

Tuesday, June 23, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Frank Raes, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Tackling Air Pollution and Climate Change: A Bumpy Road Towards the Common Good

Wednesday, June 10, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Jon A. Krosnick, Ph.D.,  Stanford University

What Americans Really Think About Climate Change

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
[announcement] Support

Robert A. Harley, Ph.D.,University of California, Berkeley

On-Road Measurement of Light-Duty Gasoline and Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicle Emissions

Friday, May 8, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Dennis Chojnacki,Gas Technology Institute, Illinois

Field Demonstration of Prototype Super Boiler

Tuesday, May 5, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Dane Jones, Ph.D., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Development of an Improved VOC Analysis Method for Architectural Coatings

Monday, April 20, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Klaus Hubacek, Ph.D., University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Towards a 'New Deal' in Climate Policy!
(A Consumption-Based Approach for Mitigation of GHG Emissions)

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Harvey Jeffries, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Influence of Highly Variable Spatial and Temporal VOC Emissions in Houston Texas on 1-hr and 8-hr Ozone SIP Modeling

Tuesday, March 24, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
9,218 KB (pdf)

Daniel Sperling, Ph.D., Board Member, Air Resources Board and University of California, Davis

Two Billion Cars! (Is this Sustainable?)

Thursday, March 19, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Alex Spataru,President, The ADEPT Group, Inc., California

Maximuxs TM SFI - Measuement & Reduction of LP Gas Outrage Gauge Emissions (Averting Unnecessary Propane Emissions Into the Atmosphere)

Thursday, March 19, 2009, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Video 49,357 KB (wmv)

Matthias Fripp, Ph.D.,Oxford University, United Kingdom

Optimal Investment in Wind and Solar Power in California, 2010-2025

Tuesday, February 17, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
989 KB (pdf)

John M. E. Storey, Ph.D.,Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Impacts of Advanced Combustion, Fuels and Aftertreatment Technologies on Diesel PM Emissions: a Ten-Year Retrospective

Wednesday, February 11, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
8,726 KB (pdf)

Rick Baker, Eastern Research Group, Inc., Austin, Texas

Characterization of the Off-road Equipment Population

Thursday, January 29, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
298 KB (pdf)

Susanne Moser, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz and Susanne Moser Research & Consulting

The Hard Work of Making It Easy: Facilitating Climate-Smart Behavior

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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John Girman,U S Environmental Protection Agency

EPA’s Building Assessment Survey and Evaluation Study (BASE): What Have We Learned?

Thursday, January 8, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
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Thomas E. McKone, Ph.D.,University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Indoor Pollutant Emissions from Electronic Office Equipment

Wednesday, January 7, 2009
[announcement] Presentation
2,483 KB (pdf)

If you have questions or comments, please contact
Peter Mathews at (916) 323-8711.