Chair's Air Pollution Seminar Series - Archive for 2010

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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.

Christoph Vogel, Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Cellular Inflammatory Responses to Indoor-Source Particulate Matter

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
7,190 KB (pdf)

Haley Gilbert, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Cool Pavements for Cool Communities

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
10,880 KB (pdf)

Rosalind (Roz) Savage, United Kingdom

Connecting the Dots of our Environment While Rowing the High Seas

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Eric Pooley, Deputy Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek

"The Climate War" (True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Emily Wimberger, Ph.D. Candidate, University of California, Davis

Emissions of HFC-134a in Auto Dismantling and Recycling

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
804 KB (pdf)

Douglas Baer, Ph.D., President, Los Gatos Research, Inc., Mountain View, California

High Accuracy Mobile Emissions Laboratory

Tuesday, September 7, 2010
5,467 KB (pdf)

Scott Baker, Cummins Westport Inc., BC, Canada

Development, Demonstration, and Commercialization of a 0.20 G/BHP-HR NOx Natural Gas Engine

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
1,121 KB (pdf)

Chuck Horrell, P.E., Vice President, Advanced Transit Dynamics Inc., South San Francisco, California

Advanced Devices for Rear Drag Reduction on Tractor-Trailers

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
7,319 KB (pdf)

Mark Schmale, P.E., Johnson Matthey, Malvern, Pennsylvania

Mobile Off-Road Retrofit SCRT System Demonstration Project

Thursday, July 29, 2010
2,464 KB (pdf)

Lynn Price, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Efficiency Activities in the Industrial Sector in Response to Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
655 KB (pdf)


Christopher Weaver, P.E., President, Engine, Fuel, and Emissions Engineering, Inc., Sacramento, California

Demonstration of a Selective Catalitic Reduction System on a Marine Passenger Ferry

Wednesday, July 7, 2010
1,490 KB (pdf)


Gary A. Bishop, Ph.D., University of Denver

On-Road Motor Vehicle Emissions Including Ammonia, Sulfur Dioxide, and Nitrogen Dioxide

Thursday, June 17, 2010
3,842 KB (pdf)

84 mins (flv)

Anthony Wexler, Ph.D., University of California, Davis

                                     Part I
Ambient Aerosols: Collection of Source-Oriented Samples for Toxicity Testing

                                     Part II
Characterization and Improvement of the Versatile Aerosol Concentration Enrichment System (VACES)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 
[announcement] (Part I)
1,982 KB (pdf)

(Part II)
562 KB (pdf)

83 mins (flv)

Marc Riedl, M.D., M.S., University of California, Los Angeles
Inflammatory Responses to Exposures of Concentrated Ambient Particles in Susceptible Volunteers
Friday, May 28, 2010

1,743 KB (pdf)

95 mins (flv)

Henry Jay Forman, Ph.D., >University of California, Merced

Mechanism and Modeling for Particle-Induced Inflammation
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

David F. Cygan, Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, Illinois

Integrated Combined Heat and Power Using Ultra-Low-NOx Supplemental Firing

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
1,202 KB (pdf)

Eric Fujita, D. Env., Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada; Constatinos Sioutas, Sc.D., University of Southern California; and Arthur M. Winer, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Summary of the Harbor Communities Monitoring Study (HCMS)

Monday, April 26, 2010





Manuel Pastor, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, and James Sadd, Ph.D., Occidental College

Air Pollution and Environmental Justice

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
8,213 KB (pdf)

Brian Krafthefer, P.E., Honeywell Laboratories, Plymouth, Minnesota

Demonstration of Particulate Matter (PM) Sensor in Post-DPR Environment

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
1,159 KB (pdf)

William Bachalo, Ph.D, President, Artium Technologies, Inc., Sunnyvale, California

Advanced Method for Measurement of the Solid Carbonaceous (Soot) Component of Mobile Source Particulate Matter

Thursday, April 1, 2010
8,017 KB (pdf)

Jeff Broman, Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Low Emission Four-Stroke Outboard Marine Engine Utilizing Catalyst

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
11,586 KB (pdf)

Charles F. Krauter, Ph.D., California State University, Fresno

Non-Enteric ROG Emissions from Dairies in San Joaquin Valley, California

Thursday, March 11, 2010
3,033 KB (pdf)

Suzanne Paulson, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Toxicity of Ambient Particulate Matter: The Role of Peroxides as Generated by Aerosol Particles in Southern California

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
1,359 KB (pdf)

Nathan S. Lewis, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Global Energy Perspective:  Where in the World Will Our Energy Come?

Tuesday, February 23, 2010
9,332 KB (pdf)

103 mins (flv)

William A. Salas, Ph.D., President, Applied GeoSolutions, LLC, New Hampshire

Agricultural Strategies for Mitigating GHG Emission: DNDC Model and Case Studies

Thursday, February 18, 2010
3,980 KB (pdf)

William W. Nazaroff, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Understanding Ultrafine Particles Indoors

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
5,177 KB (pdf)

94 mins (mp4)

William C. Hinds, Sc.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Cardiovascular Response to Freeway Air: Results of an On-Road Exposure Study

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
3,122 KB (pdf)

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