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Science Advisory Committee Meetings
Below is a list of the Science Advisory Committee Meetings (organized by date) and their agendas, minutes, and actions.

March 3 - 4, 2014

The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Monday and Tuesday, March 3 and 4, 2014 at the Lone Star College District Services Campus next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Presentations

UNC Cultured Lung Assay

 

March 30 - 31, 2009

The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31, 2009 at the Lone Star College District Services Campus next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Agenda
(26 KB)

The 2009 TERC Science Synthesis
Overview - Jay Olaguer (1.75 MB)
Current Results from Project H97 - William Vizuete
(3.53 MB)

The Study of Houston Atmospheric Radical Precursors (SHARP)
SHARP Science Plan - Barry Lefer & Bernhard Rappengluck (1.77 MB)
SHARP Science Plan (continued) - Bernhard Rappenglueck
(3.37 MB)
ARII - Air Research Information Infrastructure - Jay Olaguer & Shelly Thomas
(49 KB)

Discussions
October 23 - 24, 2008
The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Thursday and Friday, October 23 and 24, 2008 at the Lone Star College District Services Campus next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Agenda
(19 KB)
Implications of the New 8-Hour Standard for Texas - Greg Nudd
(345 KB)
Background of the 2008 TERC Science Synthesis - Jay Olaguer
(629 KB)

Issues from the 2008 TERC Science Synthesis
Issues Associated with Base Case Air Quality Modeling - Daewon Byun (2.12 MB)
Emissions Inventories - Noor Gillani
(556 KB)
Planetary Boundary Layer Dynamics and Transport - John Nielsen-Gammon
(1.18 MB)
Radical Sources and Reactive Nitrogen - Bernhard Rappenglueck & Barry Lefer
(1.54 MB)

The Study of Houston Atmospheric Radical Precursors (SHARP)

Proposals for Enhancements to the SHARP Campaign
Aerodyne Mobile Laboratory Measurements - Scott Herndon (3.69 MB)
Measurements of Nitro-Phenols - Sandy Dasgupta
(962 KB)
DIAL-SOF Inter-comparison - Johan Melqvist & Alex Cuclis
(1.09 MB)
PM and Ozone Formation from Toluene - Greg Yarwood
(403 KB)

Data Infrastructure and Air Toxics Research
Air Research Information Infrastructure - Shelly Thomas & Tom Fanara (53 KB)
The Benzene and other Toxics Exposure (BEE-TEX) Study - Jay Olaguer, Jochen Stutz, Scott Herndon & Harvey Jeffries
(1.71 MB)
University of Texas Research on Air Toxics - Dave Allen
(156 KB)
 
February 21 - 22, 2008
The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Thursday and Friday, February 21 and 22, 2008 at the Lone Star College District Services Campus next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Agenda
(12 KB)
Critical Issues for Ozone Research in East Texas - Jay Olaguer
(114 KB)

Update on TERC-Funded Analyses of TexAQS II Data
TRAMP Data Analysis and Radical Chemistry Study - Bernhard Rappenglueck, Barry Lefer (6.39 MB - Large File)
Airborne Measurements to Investigate Radical Sources in the Houston Area - Martin Buhr, Max Shauck, Sergio Alvarez
(221 KB)
Modeling the TexAQS II Intensive Period (H87UNC) - Harvey Jeffries, William Vizuete
(1.77 MB)
Compilation and Analysis of Meteorological Data - John Nielsen-Gammon
(1.60 MB)
Retrospective Simulations of Meteorology and Air Quality for TexAQS-II Episodes in Summer 2006 - Daewon Byun
(1.56 MB)
Air Quality Modeling of TexAQS-II Episodes - Daewon Byun
(1.29 MB)

Further Analysis of TexAQS II Data
Radical Sources
Heterogeneous Chemical Processes on the Urban Canopy - Jochen Stutz, Daewon Byun (293 KB)
Episode Development
Transport
Analysis of the Stationary Front Experiment - Richard McNider, Arastoo Pour Biazar, Martin Buhr, Max Shauck, Sergio Alvarez, John Nielsen-Gammon (1.00 MB)
Assessment of Ozone Chemistry and Transport Based on SETTS Data - Carl Berkowitz, Paul Voss
(0.99 MB)
Emissions
Houston Triangle Data Analysis and Source Apportionment - Carl Berkowitz, Liz Alexander, YuLong Xie, Xiao-Ying Yu, Tom Jobson (719 KB)
Sensitivity of Biogenic Emission Estimates to Land Covers and Emission Models - Elena McDonald-Buller, David Allen, Greg Yarwood
(785 KB)
Top-down Emissions Verification (TDEV) of HGA Petrochemical Sources - Noor V. Gillani
(2.06 MB)

Assessment of Radical Sources and VOC Emissions
Study of Houston Atmospheric Radical Precursors (SHARP) - Barry Lefer, Bernhard Rappenglueck, Jack Dibb, Rob Griffin, Jochen Stutz (1.07 MB)
Surface-induced Oxidation of Organics in the Troposphere (SOOT) - Renyi Zhang, Don Collins, Simon North
(651 KB)
Fine Aerosol Composition Measurements during SOOT - Tim VanReken
(190 KB)
Formaldehyde Fluxes from Industrial Sources in Houston - Jochen Stutz, George Mount, Barry Lefer
(181 KB)
Formaldehyde and VOC Tracer Relationships by PTR-MS - Tom Jobson
(174 KB)
Investigation of VOC radical sources in the Houston ship channel by the Solar Occultation Flux (SOF) method and mobile/scanning DOAS - Johan Mellqvist, Bernhard Rappenglueck
(1.81 MB)
Measurements of HRVOC Emissions from Oil Refinery Processes - Arthur S. Werner, Walter C. Gray
(175 KB)

Control Strategy Assessment
Speciation Study of the Emission Inventory from Flaring - Kuyen Li, Helen Lou, Daniel Chen, Chris Martin (375 KB)
Near-Zero Flare for Chemical Process Industry via Plant-wide Optimization and Simulation - Qiang Xu, Kuyen Li, John L. Gossage
(537 KB)
Ozone Impacts of Diesel Particulate Filters in DFW - Greg Yarwood, Lit Chan
(163 KB)
Using Historical Information to Improve Emission Projections - Andrew D. Bollman, James H. Wilson, Jr.
(134 KB)
June 4 - 5, 2007
The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Monday and Tuesday, June 4 and 5, 2007 at the North Harris Montgomery Community College next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Agenda
(10 KB)
Overview - Jay Olaguer
(436 KB)

Status of the Texas Ozone SIP and PM2.5 Attainment
Susana Hildebrand

Summary of TCEQ TexAQS II Workshop

Update on TERC Analysis of TexAQS II Data for Houston SIP
Daewon Byun (3.35 MB)

Proposed Analyses of TexAQS II Data for Dallas-Fort Worth SIP
Arastoo Biazar (2.03 MB)
Noor Gillani
(1.28 MB)
Marty Buhr
(1.16 MB)
Greg Yarwood
(402 KB)

TERC Particulate Matter/Ozone Research Agenda, Part I: TexAQS II Data Analysis Proposals

The Impact of Biodiesel Emissions on Ozone/Particulate Matter/Air Toxicity and Issues with Air Quality Modeling of These Impacts
Harvey Jeffries (13.9 MB - Large File)
 
November 9 - 10, 2006
The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Thursday and Friday, November 9 and 10, 2006 at the North Harris Montgomery Community College next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Agenda
(14 KB)
November 2006 TERC Program Overview Jay Olaguer
(63 KB)
TexAQS II Rapid Science Synthesis
Dave Allen
Ellis Cowling
(553 KB)
David Parrish
(9.38 MB - Large File)
 
Presentations
Modeling and Control Strategy and Analysis
Met Forecasting and Data Assimilation - John Nielsen-Gammon (268 KB)
DDM, HDDM, and 4Dvar Source Apportionment - Daewon Byun
(1.60 MB)
DFW Regional Transport Assessment - Greg Yarwood
(192 KB)
The Role of Formaldehyde in Houston - Harvey Jeffries
(5.05 MB - Large File)

TERC TexAQS II-2006 Observational Project Summaries
Houston Triangle Experiment - Carl Berkowitz (2.15 MB)
Solar Occultation Flux (SOF) Experiment - Barry Lefer
(1.04 MB)
Moody Tower TRAMP Experiment - Bernhard Rappenglueck
(3.14 MB)
Baylor Aircraft Experiment
Part I: DFW Stationary Front
Max Shauck (792 KB)
Dick McNider
(2.86 MB)
Part II: Houston Experiments - Max Shauck, Noor Gillani
 
Reports

Group A

Group B
TAMU Oct 12-13 RSST Workshop presentation - John Nielson Gammon
TAMU TERC H45.D Final Report (4.11 MB)
Virginia Tech TERC H59 Final Reports
Part 1 (4.89 MB)
Part 2 (DRAFT)
(4.35 MB)
TERC H60 Phase 2 Final Reports (DRAFT)
Environ (3.25 MB)
UNC
(6.40 MB - Large File)
UH
(3.24 MB)
 
May 3 - 4, 2006
The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3 and 4, 2006, at the North Harris Montgomery Community College next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Agenda
(9 KB)
2006 TERC Program Overview - Jay Olaguer
(23 KB)
TERC Research and the 8-Hour SIP
 
TERC and TexAQS II-2006
Williams Tower - Carl Berkowitz
PTR-MS/ID-CIMS Measurements - Renyi Zhang
 
TexAQS II-2006 Coordination
 
November 14 - 15, 2005
The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on Monday and Tuesday, November 14 and 15, 2005, at the North Harris Montgomery Community College next door to the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in The Woodlands, TX.

Agenda
(9 KB)
New TERC Projects and FY 2007 Funding - Jay Olaguer
(19 KB)
Science-Policy Synthesis
Summary of TexAQS II-2005 Results
Surface Measurements - Dave Allen (11.2 MB - Large File)
Airbone Measurements
Real-time Forecasts
 
How Should We Design the TexAQS II-2006 Intensive?
June 1 - 2, 2005
TERC Accomplishments 2004 - 2005

Bayland Park Wind Speed and Direction (9.37 MB - Large File)

Bayland Park Wind Speed (9.42 MB - Large File)

LaPorte Wind Speed (9.31 MB - Large File)

All NO2 Sites Timeseries (17.45 MB - Large File)

Research Issues & Prioritization
Proposed Projects (Research Team Committee) and SCC Presentations
Specific Issues and Breakout Sessions
October 13, 2004
Notes
Presentations

Major Issues for SAC Deliberation - Jay Olaguer (21 KB)
8-Hour Ozone SIP Regulatory Timetable - Erik Gribbin, David Schanbacher, Candy Garrett
(204 KB)
Summary of Completed Regional and DFW Modeling to Date - Pete Breitenbach
(945 KB)
Results of TERC Project H35 - Greg Yarwood
(270 KB)
8-Hour Conceptual Model - John Nielsen-Gammon
(657 KB)
TexAQS II Straw Man Plan for Monitoring Transport - Laurel Carlisle and John Nielsen-Gammon
(1.12 MB)
EnKF Data Assimilation and Adaptive Observation Planning - John Nielsen-Gammon
(235 KB)
Lessons from ICARTT - Greg Carmichael
(2.22 MB)
Receptor Modeling and Analysis: Early First Results from the 2003 Enhanced Houston Auto-GC Network - Carl Berkowitz
(1.23 MB)
Inventory and Chemical Mechanism Issues in Non-EGU VOC Imputation - Dave Allen and Harvey Jeffries
(574 KB)
Inverse Methods - Greg Carmichael
(1.56 MB)
Tetroon Technology and Science Issues - Carl Berkowitz
(1.13 MB)
Chase Aircraft and Tower Measurements - Renyi Zhang
(455 KB)
Air Quality Modeling Issues - Daewon Byun
(1.88 MB)
LES and Plume Modeling - Noor Gillani
(659 KB)

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