2010 Steering Committee Meeting Agenda

Following is the meeting agenda and participants.  Each agenda item is linked to the meeting presentation.

IMPROVE Carbon Issues and Trends Workshop, October 20, 2010, Stevenson, WA

The day before the IMPROVE steering committee meeting, a workshop was held to explore the fine particulate carbon concentrations measured in the IMPROVE and CSN monitoring networks. The workshop was focused on the spatial and long-term patterns in the organic, elemental and total carbon measurements as well as potential carbon measurement issues and their effects on the carbon concentration patterns.

The workshop presentations can be found here. ***

IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting Agenda
October 21 & 22, 2010
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA



Discussion Leader

Thursday, October 21

8:00 AM

8:15 AM


Introductions and Agenda Review

To be announced

Marc Pitchford

Network Review

8:30 AM

9:30 AM

Chuck McDade

Mark Tigges

10:00 AM


10:15 AM

Quality assurance field audits

Dennis Crumpler, Jeff Lantz

Laboratory Review & Methods Development

10:45 AM

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

Judy Chow

Eva Hardison

Bret Schichtel

11:45 AM


1:00 PM

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

Chuck McDade

Jewel Smiley

Chuck McDade

Ann Dillner

3:00 PM


4:15 PM

5:15 PM

Carpool to the monitoring site

Adjourn for the day (group dinner for those interested)

Friday, October 22

Data Processing, Distribution, and Quality

10:00 AM


Other Related Topics

Other IMPROVE Topics

10:45 AM

11:00 AM



11:30 AM

11:45 AM

John Vimont

Group Effort



Gloria Mercer

Marc Pitchford

12:00 PM

Meeting adjourned