Course Presentations

Course Objectives: AGENDA

  • Be able to select appropriate statistical techniques and apply them to analyze air quality data.
  • Understand what needs to be done to prepare data sets for analysis.
  • Understand the relationship between data quality objectives, data verification, data validation, and quality assurance.
  • Understand how and when EPA will assess and use your data.

Target Audience: Staff from MARAMA state and local air monitoring programs and EPA Region 3 who are responsible for Quality Assurance of air quality data.

Instructors: William Shuart, MS, has taught this course many times. He teaches Environmental Applications of Geographic Information Systems and other courses at Virginia Commonwealth University. EPA Region 3 staff will also present case studies and be available to interact with students to explain how and when EPA uses state/local air quality data.