2015 Progress Report: Characterization Of Emissions From Small, Variable Solid Fuel Combustion Sources For Determining Global Emissions And Climate ImpactEPA Grant Number: R835036
Title: Characterization Of Emissions From Small, Variable Solid Fuel Combustion Sources For Determining Global Emissions And Climate Impact
Investigators: Edwards, Rufus D. , Bond, Tami C. , Smith, Kirk R.
Institution: University of California - Irvine
EPA Project Officer: Hunt, Sherri
Project Period: September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2014 (Extended to August 31, 2016)
Project Period Covered by this Report: September 1, 2014 through August 31,2015
Project Amount: $900,000
RFA: Black Carbon's Role In Global To Local Scale Climate And Air Quality (2010) RFA Text | Recipients Lists
Research Category: Global Climate Change , Climate Change , Air
Obtain climate-relevant data from in-field measurements of household stoves and rural small-scale industries, using a combination of real-time measurements, chemical characterization, and statistical analysis.
In the third year of this project principal activities focused on analysis of samples collected, data cleaning and database building, and writing up of results. Activities also focused on refining equipment with some limited comparison testing in an independent stove combustion laboratory. Results were presented at six conferences and at the EPA project meeting in NC.
Analysis and writing up of results will continue during the coming year.