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2020 Steering Committee Agenda

Held Virtually, October 13-14, 2020

Tuesday, October 13 – Technical Session
TimeTopicDiscussion Leader
Network and Lab Reviews
11:00 AM Optical and Scene MonitoringMark Tigges
11:15 AM Network UpdatesNicole Hyslop, Sean Raffuse
12:05 PM 20 Minute Break
12:25 PM Quality Assurance, Field Audit ResultsDerek Day
12:40 PM Ion AnalysisTracy Dombek
1:05 PM Update on IMPROVE Carbon AnalysisJudy Chow
1:30 PM 20 Minute Break
Data Analysis
1:50 PM  Trends across Relocated IMPROVE Sites Brett Gantt
2:15 PM  Regional Haze TrendsJenny Hand
Analytical Development
2:35 PM  HIPS and the Future of Light Absorption InstrumentationWarren White
3:00 PM Adjourn for the day
Wednesday, October 14th – Technical (cont) and Business Meeting
TimeTopicDiscussion Leader
Analytical Development (cont)
11:00 AM  Identification of smoke-impacted IMPROVE samples with FTIRAmir Yazdani
11:20 AM  DRI and UCD Thermal Optical Carbon AnalysisXiaolu Zhang
11:40 AM  Estimating LAC concentrations from fabs valuesBill Malm
12:10 PM  Consideration of alternative carbonaceous measurements in IMPROVEBret Schichtel
12:50 PM 20 Minute Break
Data Processing, Distribution, and Quality
1:10 PM IMPROVE Data and RHR MetricsScott Copeland
IMPROVE Business
1:30 PM BudgetTony Prenni
1:40 PM Committee BusinessScott Copeland
1:55 PM Open Meeting Adjourned
Steering Committee Only Discussion
2:15 PM Discussion of Future of Carbon Measurements in IMPROVEBret Schichtel and Scott Copeland
3:15 PM Steering Committee Only Meeting Adjourned