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Air Research Products in the Science Inventory

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Characterization of Air Emissions from Open Burning and Open Detonation of Gun Propellants and Ammunition (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Emissions from open burning (OB) and open detonation (OD) of military ordnance and static fires (SF) of rocket motors were sampled in fall, 2013 at the Dundurn Depot (Saskatchewan, Canada). Emission sampling was conducted with an aerostat-lofted instrument package termed the “Fl...
Performance Evaluation of the United Nations Environment Programme Air Quality Monitoring Unit (PUBLISHED REPORT)
A request for technical collaboration between the UNEP and the US EPA resulted in the establishment of a MCRADA. The purpose of this agreement was to evaluate an air quality monitoring system (referred to as the UNEP pod) developed by the UNEP for use in environmental situations ...
Advancing Understanding of Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Production Operations to Support EPA’s Air Quality Modeling of Ozone Non-Attainment Areas; Final Summary Report (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Executive Summary Environmentally responsible development of oil and gas assets requires well-developed emissions inventories and measurement techniques to verify emissions and the effectiveness of control strategies. To accurately model the oil and gas sector impacts on air qual...
SPECIATE Version 4.5 Database Development Documentation (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This product updated SPECIATE 4.4 with new emission profiles to address high priority Agency data gaps and to included new, more accurate emission profiles generated by research underway within and outside the Agency.
Evaluating the Air Quality, Climate and Economic Impacts of Biogas Management Technologies (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Anaerobic digestion is a natural biological process in which microorganisms break down organic materials in the absence of oxygen. When anaerobic microbes metabolize organic waste – i.e., the carbon-based remains of plants, animals and their waste products, e.g. animal manure, se...
Updates to the Demographic and Spatial Allocation Models to Produce Integrated Climate and Land Use Scenarios (ICLUS) (Version 2) (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA announced the availability of the draft report, <em>Updates to the Demographic and Spatial Allocation Models to Produce Integrated Climate and Land Use Scenarios (ICLUS)</em> for a 30-day public comment period. The ICLUS version 2 (v2) modeling tool furthered land change mod...
Updates to the Demographic and Spatial Allocation Models to Produce Integrated Climate and Land Use Scenarios (ICLUS) (Final Report, Version 2) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA's announced the availability of the final report, <em>Updates to the Demographic and Spatial Allocation Models to Produce Integrated Climate and Land Use Scenarios (ICLUS)</em> (Version 2). This update furthered land change modeling by providing nationwide housing developmen...
Moisture Control Guidance for Commercial and Public Buildings (EPA 402-F-13053) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This document provides guidance to designers, construction mangers, and building operation/maintenance managers to improve IEQ and reduce risks of encountering IEQ problems due to insufficient moisture control. EPA will be producing a document entitled "Moisture Control Guida...
Recommendations for Constructing Roadside Vegetation Barriers to Improve Near-Road Air Quality (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Recommendations for external partners planting roadside vegetation. Intended for broad use, but immediate use will be to provide to project partners on the RESES roadside vegetation project and as an attachment to the RESES project QAPP
Peer Review of March 2013 LDV Rebound Report By Small and Hymel (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The regulatory option of encouraging the adoption of advanced technologies for improving vehicle efficiency can result in significant fuel savings and GHG emissions benefits. At the same time, it is possible that some of these benefits might be offset by additional driving that i...
Peer Review of EPA’s HD Greenhouse Gas Emission Model (GEM) Phase II (PUBLISHED REPORT)
External Letter Peer Review of EPA’s Heavy-Duty Greenhouse Gas Emission Model (GEM) Phase II tool
Carbon Offset Forestry: Forecasting Ecosystem Effects (COFFEE) Project Implementation Plan (PUBLISHED REPORT)
COFFEE will evaluate the environmental impacts of implementing various COF practices by using the amount of total ecosystem C (TEC) sequestered in forests as the integrative response metric. These evaluations will be done for current-climate and future-climate scenarios and will...
Reference and Equivalent Methods Used to Measure National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Criteria Air Pollutants - Volume I (PUBLISHED REPORT)
There are a number of Federal Reference Method (FRM) and Federal Equivalent Method (FEM) systems used to monitor the six criteria air pollutants (Lead [Pb], Carbon Monoxide [CO], Sulfur Dioxide [SO2], Nitrogen Dioxide [NO2], Ozone [O3], Particulate Matter [PM]) to determine if an...
Citizen Science Air Monitoring in the Ironbound Community (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) mission is to protect human health and the environment. To move toward achieving this goal, EPA is facilitating identification of potential environmental concerns, particularly in vulnerable communities. This includes actively supportin...
CAIRPOL CAIRCLIP NM-VOC (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The CairPol CairClip O3-NO2 is a lightweight, portable sensor for measuring ozone (O3) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in parts per billion (ppb) or micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m3) in applications such as personal exposure and indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring. It uses a mi...
Evaluation of Elm and Speck Sensors (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Particulate matter (PM) is a pollutant of high public interest regulated by national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) using Federal Reference Method (FRM) and Federal Equivalent Method (FEM) instrumentation identified for environmental monitoring. The US EPA has been evaluat...
Emission Factor for Tropical Peatlands Drained for Palm Oil Cultivation (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Emission Factor for Tropical Peatlands Drained for Palm Oil Cultivation
Evaluation of Field-deployed Low Cost PM Sensors (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Background Particulate matter (PM) is a pollutant of high public interest regulated by national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) using federal reference method (FRM) and federal equivalent method (FEM) instrumentation identified for environmental monitoring. PM is present i...
Air Sensor Guidebook (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This Air Sensor Guidebook has been developed by the U.S. EPA to assist those interested in potentially using lower cost air quality sensor technologies for air quality measurements. Its development was in direct response to a request for such a document following a recent scienti...
PERKINELMER ELM (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The PerkinElmer Elm (formerly the AirBase CanarIT) is a multi-sensor air quality monitoring device that measures particulate matter (PM), total volatile organic compounds (VOCs), nitrogen dioxide (NO<SUB>2</SUB>), and several other atmospheric components. PM, VOCs, and NO<SUB>2</...
TOXIRAE PRO PID (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The ToxiRAE Pro PID measures total volatile organic compounds (VOCs) using a photoionization detector (PID). This sensor can be programmed to measure concentrations of a specified compound automatically and has a real time reading of VOC concentrations in parts per million (ppm) ...
Sensor Evaluation Report (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report is the result of low cost air quality sensor performance trials conducted in the NERL’s on-site laboratories located in the Research Triangle Park, NC during 2012-2013. Such trials were viewed as highly valuable for all parties following the conclusion of the U.S. E...
CAIRPOL CAIRCLIP O3-NO2 (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The CairPol CairClip O<SUB>3</SUB>-NO<SUB>2</SUB> is a lightweight, portable sensor for measuring ozone (O<SUB>3</SUB>) and nitrogen dioxide (NO<SUB>2</SUB>) in parts per billion (ppb) or micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m<SUP>3</SUP>) in applications such as personal exposure and ...
Next Generation Air Monitoring (NGAM) VOC Sensor Evaluation Report (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report summarizes the results of next generation air monitor (NGAM) volatile organic compound (VOC) evaluations performed using both laboratory as well as field scale settings. These evaluations focused on challenging lower cost (<$2500) NGAM technologies to either controlle...
UNITEC SENS-IT (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The UniTec Sens-It is a small gas-sensing device that can measure volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This sensor is used to measure VOCs in applications such as urban air quality, roadside pollution, and (solid waste) landfill monitoring. This operating procedure explains what yo...