Air Pollution as a Climate Forcing: A Second Workshop

Agenda, Day 1

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Monday, April 4: Science Sessions

  • 8:45 - Lorenz Magaard (Director, International Center for Climate and Society, and Chair, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii): Welcoming Remarks

1. Causes of Changing Air Quality and Climate [co-chairs: Yunfeng Luo and Jim Hansen]

  • 8:50 - Michael Prather (UC Irvine): Current Understanding and Relevant Issues
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (1.9 MB), PPT (3.7 MB)
  • 9:20 - David Hofmann (NOAA): Recent CH4 Data and Analysis re Sources
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (1.6 MB), PPT (1.7 MB)
  • 9:40 - Xiao-Ye Zhang (CMA): EC/OC Emissions and Aerosol/Gas Observations in China
    — Presentation PDF (7.7 MB), PPT (6.9 MB)
  • 10:00 - Dina Kruger (EPA) and Dennis Tirpak: Potential for Reduction of Methane Sources
    — Presentation PDF (720 kB), PPT (5.3 MB)
  • 10:25 - Jason West (Princeton): Methane Control for Air Quality
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (850 kB), PPT (900 kB)
  • 10:45 - Open Discussion

10:50 - Discussion/Coffee Break

2. Aerosol/Gas Emissions and Atmospheric Amounts [co-chairs: T.S. Panwar and Tami Bond]

  • 11:10 - David Streets (Argonne Natl. Lab.): Current Understanding and Relevant Issues
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (880 kB), PPT (6.3 MB)
  • 11:35 - T.S. Panwar (TERI): Emission Inventories and Air Quality in India
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (970 kB), PPT (500 kB)
  • 11:55 - Yunfeng Luo (China NSF): Update of Recent Aerosol History over China
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (5.0 MB), PPT (14.6 MB)
  • 12:15 - Dorothy Koch (Yale Univ.): Aerosol Effective Climate Forcings vs. Source Region
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (5.6 MB), PPT (21.4 MB)
  • 12:30 - Tami Bond (Univ Illinois): A Proposed Path from Aerosol Emissions to Climate Forcings
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (2.9 MB), PPT (520 kB)
  • 12:50 - Open Discussion

1:00 - Lunch Break

3. Human Health Effects of Pollutants [co-chairs: Dan Greenbaum and Tong Zhu]

  • 2:00 - Dan Greenbaum (Health Effects Inst.): Current Understanding and Relevant Issues
    — Presentation PDF (1.5 MB), PPT (2.5 MB)
  • 2:45 - Tong Zhu (Peking Univ.): Health Effects of Pollution in China
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PPT (7.3 MB)
  • 3:10 - Praveen Amar (NESCAUM): How Does Mercury Pollution Relate to this Workshop
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (950 kB), PPT (1.8 MB)
  • 3:30 - Poster Paper Introductions: List of posters appended below

3:50 - Discussion/Coffee Break

4. Regional and Agricultural Impacts of Pollutants [co-chairs: L. Emberson and M. Agrawal]

  • 4:10 - Lisa Emberson (York University): Assessing the Impact of Pollution on Agriculture
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (1.9 MB), PPT (13.3 MB)
  • 4:40 - Madhoolka Agrawal (Banarus Univ.): Impacts of Pollution on Crops in South Asia
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (1.0 MB), PPT (1.2 MB)
  • 5:00 - Surabi Menon (LBNL): Regional Climate Impacts of Air Pollutants
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (1.5 MB), PPT (3.0 MB)
  • 5:20 - Open Discussion

5:45 - Bus Leaves for Aquarium

6:00-8:30 - Evening Reception at the Aquarium

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