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Air Research Products in the Science Inventory

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Climate Change Impacts on Human Health Due to Changes in Ambient Ozone Concentrations (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report uses results from a previous report titled <em>Assessment of the Impacts of Global Change on Regional U.S. Air Quality: A Synthesis of Climate Change Impacts on Ground-Level Ozone</em>, a number of high-resolution, spatially explicit population projections developed ...
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...
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...
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...
Emission Factor for Tropical Peatlands Drained for Palm Oil Cultivation (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Emission Factor for Tropical Peatlands Drained for Palm Oil Cultivation
A Review of the Impact of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and Their Associated Effects on Human Morbidity and Mortality in the U.S. (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA has released for public comment a draft report entitled, <i>A Review of the Impact of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and their Associated Effects</i>. This draft report is a survey of the current state of scientific knowledge of the potential impacts of clim...
Assessment of the Impacts of Global Change on Regional U.S. Air Quality (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
<p>This report was prepared by the Global Change Research Program (GCRP) in the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) of the Office of Research and Development (ORD) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is intended for managers and scientists worki...
EPA U.S. Nine-region MARKAL DATABASE, DATABASE DOCUMENTATION (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The evolution of the energy system in the United States is an important factor in future environmental outcomes including air quality and climate change. Given this, decision makers need to understand how a changing energy landscape will impact future air quality and contribute ...
VEHICLE MASS REDUCTION STUDY (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Analysis of the potential to reduce light-duty vehicle mass through the application of low density or high strength materials, component consolidation, and changes to vehicle architecture.
MARKAL SCENARIO ANALYSES OF TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS FOR THE ELECTRIC SECTOR: THE IMPACT ON AIR QUALITY (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report provides a general overview of EPA’s national MARKAL database and energy systems model and compares various scenarios to a business as usual baseline scenario. Under baseline assumptions, total electricity use increases 1.3% annually until 2030. Annual growth in ele...
Assessing the Multiple Benefits of Clean Energy: A Resource for States (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Clean energy provides multiple benefits. The Multiple Benefits Guide provides an overview of the environmental, energy system and economic benefits of clean energy, specifically energy efficiency, renewable energy and clean distributed generation, and why it is important to thin...
PEER REVIEW OF 2007 ENERGY SECURITY ANALYSIS REPORT CONDUCTED BY OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report quantifies the energy security benefits associated with reduced oil imports due to programs and policies.
Study of Vehicle Choice Models for Estimating Impacts of Fuel Economy Regulations (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Study and review of consumer vehicle choice models and how consumers vehicle choices impact fuel economy.
Summary Report for the Workshop on Integrating Climate Change Adaption into Air Quality Decision Making (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Over the past few decades, air quality planners have forecasted future air pollution levels based on information about changing emissions from stationary and mobile sources, population trends, transportation demand, natural sources of emissions, and other pressures on air quality...
Ecosystem Services Research Program (ESRP) Albemarle-Pamlico Watershed and Estuary Study (APWES) Research Plan (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The APWES is a place-based study for the U.S. EPA Ecosystem Services Research Program conducted through the collaboration across the EPA Office of Research and Development. The mission of the APWES is to develop ecosystem services science to inform watershed and coastal manageme...
An In-Depth Cost Analysis for New Light-Duty Vehicle Technologies (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Within the transportation sector, light-duty vehicles are the predominant source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, principally exhaust CO2 and refrigerant leakage from vehicle air conditioners. EPA has contracted with FEV to estimate the costs of technologies that may be employ...
Optimization Model for Reducing Emissions of Greenhouse Gases from Automobiles (OMEGA) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The EPA Vehicle Greenhouse Gas (VGHG) model is used to apply various technologies to a defined set of vehicles in order to meet a specified GHG emission target, and to then calculate the costs and benefits of doing so.
Ecosystem Services Research Program, Pollutant Specific Studies: Nitrogen Regulations Services Implementation Plan (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The Ecosystem Services Research Program (ESRP) is a new, multi-year research initiative under development by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The overall goal of the ESRP is to transform the way decision-makers understand and respond to environmental issues, making...
ENERGY COSTS OF IAQ CONTROL THROUGH INCREASED VENTILATION IN A SMALL OFFICE IN A WARM, HUMID CLIMATE: PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS USING THE DOE-2 COMPUTER MODEL (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The report gives results of a series of computer runs using the DOE-2.1E building energy model, simulating a small office in a hot, humid climate (Miami). These simulations assessed the energy and relative humidity (RH) penalties when the outdoor air (OA) ventilation rate is inc...
SUMMARY REPORT OF AIR QUALITY MODELING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES FOR 2006 (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Atmospheric Sciences Modeling Division (ASMD) of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) ...