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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Guideline for Developing an Ozone Forecasting Program.|
|Author||Dye, T. S. ; MacDonald, C. P. ; Anderson, C. B. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.|
|Additional Subjects||Ozone ; Forecasting ; Air pollution monitoring ; Photochemical reactions ; Nitrogen oxides ; Photochemistry ; Environmental transport ; Ecological concentration ; Statistical methods ; National Ambient Air Quality Standards ; Mathematical models ; Verification ; Weather conditions ; Volatile organic compounds|
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to help air quality agencies develop, operate, and evaluate ozone forecasting programs. This guidance document provides: Background information about ozone and the weather's effect on ozone; A list of how ozone forecasts are currently used; A summary and evaluation of methods currently used to forecast ozone; and Steps you can follow to develop and operate an ozone forecasting program. The intended audience of this document is project managers, meteorologists, air quality analysts, and data analysts. Project managers can learn about the level of effort needed to set up and operate a forecasting program. Meteorologists can learn about the various methods to predict ozone and the steps needed to create a program.