Training Workshop Description: This “virtual” workshop provided an opportunity to interact with and learn from MARAMA member agency monitoring program representatives as well as invited expert speakers and MARAMA air directors. Participants shared experiences meeting challenges with new air quality monitoring technology, updated data analysis and quality assurance methods, and revised regulatory requirements. Agenda

Presentations: Links to PDF training workshop presentation filesSpeaker
Day 1 – Tuesday, December 8
Keynote Speaker
SMOG Museum: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5Brian Charlton
GAO Report
GAO’s Work on Air QualityAlfredo Gomez
ATSDR Report
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry-ATSDRLori Werner
EPA Overview
EPA OAQPS AAMG UpdateKristen Benedict
EPA Region 2 UpdateGavin Lau
EPA Region 3 UpdateAlice Chow
EPA Region 4 UpdateLaura Ackerman
Day 2 – Wednesday, December 9
PAMS Implementation
PAMS UpdateKevin Cavender
CAS PAMS GC vs SanityCharles Sarnoski
PAMS True NO2 ExperienceRyan Auvil
Unified Ceilometer NetworkRuben Delgado
Quality Assurance
EPA OAQPS Ambient Air Monitoring Program UpdateGreg Noah
EPA Region 3 UpdateVerena Joerger
Program Updates
AirNow ProgramPhil Dickerson
CASTNET UpdateTimothy Sharac
IMPROVE Network UpdateScott Copeland
The Role of Satellites in Monitoring
Copernicus Atmosphere Satellite ServiceMark Parrington
AerosolWatchAmy Huff
Quantifying Methane EmissionsYuzhong Zhang
ACTIVATE ProjectArmin Sorooshian
Day 3 – Thursday, December 10
Virginia’s Experience – Air Quality ForecastingDaniel Salkovitz
Pointers, Ploys and Procedures
Philadelphia AMS Experience – ATEC Canister SamplerParesh Mehta
Campaign Updates
OWLETS-2 UpdateJohn Sullivan
LISTOS – Leveraging Monitoring to Improve ModelingAlex Karambelas
Gulf of Mexico – SCOAPE Cruise AQ ONGAnne Thompson
Trinidad Head California OzonesondesRyan Stauffer
2020 Events
George Washington University COVID and Air QualityDan Goldberg
NASA’s Tools to Track Air QualityBarry Lefer
Saharan Dust in TexasWeslee Copeland
San Francisco Wildfire ResponseDuc Nguyen