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Tuesday, 21 February

08:30 - 08:40 Tim Killeen, NCAR Director: Welcome
08:40 - 09:00 David Edwards, NCAR: Workshop Motivation & Objectives (PDF Download)

Session 1: Current and Future Requirements for Air Quality Satellite Observations

Co-chairs: Phil DeCola and Mitch Goldberg

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09:00 - 09:15 Rick Anthes, UCAR: Earth Science and Applications from Space: Initial results of decadal study and a progress report (PDF Download)
09:15 - 09:30 Phil DeCola, NASA HQ: The NASA perspective
09:30 - 09:45 Mitch Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS: Current and Future Air Quality Applications of NOAA Operational Satellite Data (PDF download)
09:45 - 10:00 Joerg Langen, ESA-ESTEC: A Study on Operational Atmospheric Chemistry Monitoring Missions (PDF download)
10:30 - 10:45 John Lyon, US EPA: EPA Requirements for AQ Monitoring and Regulation (PDF download)
10:45 - 11:00 Rohit Mathur, NOAA/US EPA: On the Use of Remote Sensing Air Quality Information in Regional Scale Air Pollution Modeling: Current Use and Future Observation Requirements (PDF download)
11:00 - 11:15 Richard Scheffe, US EPA: Optimizing Observational Systems for Enhanced Air Quality Characterization: Linking Agencies, Disciplines, Media and Global Communities (PDF download)

Session 2: Current Observational Capabilities, Limitations and Lessons Learned

Co-chairs: P. K. Bhartia and Dave Diner

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13:00 - 13:15 P. K. Bhartia, NASA GSFC: Studies of Tropospheric Ozone and Aerosols by Backscatter Ultraviolet Remote Sensing (PDF Download)
13:15 - 13:30 Kelly Chance, Harvard Smithsonian: Satellite Measurements of Global Tropospheric Pollution: Toward Development of Geostationary Capability (PDF download)
13:30 - 13:45 Jim Drummond, U. Toronto: Carbon Monoxide Measurements from Space: Past, Present and Future (PDF Download)
13:45 - 14:00 Ilse Aben, SRON: Quantitative Analysis of SCIAMACHY CO Measurements: Retrieval, Calibration and Error Analysis (PDF Download)
14:00 - 14:15 Kevin Bowman, JPL: Observing Signatures of Air Pollution from Space: Prospects and Challenges for Nadir Thermal Infrared Spectrometers (PDF Download)
14:15 - 14:30 Chris Barnet, NOAA/NESDIS: Trace Gas Products from High Resolution Infrared Instruments (PDF Download)
15:00 - 15:15 Paul Palmer, U. Leeds: Using Satellite Observations of Atmospheric Composition to Study Links Between European Air Quality and Global Climate: Current and Future Research (PDF Download)
15:15 - 15:30 Rainer Volkamer, U. California-San Diego: What Can We Learn by Remote Sensing Glyoxal (CHOCHO) from Space? (PDF Download)
15:30 - 15:45 Rosemary Munro, EUMETSAT: Atmospheric Composition Measurements from the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) and plans for Post-EPS (PDF Download)
15:45 - 16:00 Ralph Kahn, JPL: Measuring Aerosol Pollution from Space: Capabilities, Limitations, and Next Steps (PDF Download)
16:00 - 16:15 Dave Winker, NASA LaRC: Contributions to Air Quality Monitoring from the CALIPSO lidar (PDF Download)
16:15 - 16:30 Chris Paciorek, Harvard School of Public Health: Using Satellite Observations to Estimate Long-term Human Exposure to Particulate Matter: Characteristics of Remote Sensing Data Useful for Environmental Epidemiology (PDF Download)

Wednesday, 22 February

Session 3: Modeling and Data Assimilation

Chair: Daniel Jacob

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08:30 - 08:45 Guy Brasseur, NCAR: Chemical Weather Prediction and the Potential Impact of Satellite Data (PDF Download)
08:45 - 09:00 Steven Pawson, NASA GMAO: Assimilation of Chemical Data from NASA's EOS Instruments: Experiences from the GMAO (PDF Download)
09:00 - 09:15 Daniel Jacob, Harvard University: Global Air Quality Models: Value of Satellite Data (PDF Download)
09:15 - 09:30 Randall Martin, Dalhousie University: Estimation of Emission Sources Using Satellite Data (PDF Download)
09:30 - 09:45 Colette Heald, U. California-Berkeley: Transpacific Transport of CO and Aerosols as Observed from Space (PDF Download)
09:45 - 10:00 Daewon Byun, U. Houston: Utilization of Satellite Measurements at Various Stages of Atmospheric Modeling to Improve Air Quality Simulations (PDF Download)
10:30 - 10:45 Mian Chin, NASA GSFC: Using Global Aerosol Models and Satellite Data for Air Quality Studies: Challenges and Data Needs (PDF Download)
10:45 - 11:00 Jun Wang, U. Alabama-Huntsville: Mesoscale Modeling of Dust and Smoke Transport: How Geostationary Satellite Can Help? (PDF Download)
11:00 - 11:15 Maarten Krol, Wageningen University: Model Analysis of High Aerosol Loads Over Northern India as Observed by MISR (PDF Download)
11:15 - 11:30 Klaus Schafer, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe: Satellite-Aided Computational Assessment of Air Quality and Associated Health Effects (PDF Download)
11:30 - 12:00 Open Discussion on Session 3

Session 4: Future Mission Concepts and Observing Strategies

Co-chairs: John Burrows, Jack Fishman & Phil DeCola

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13:00 - 13:15 John Burrows, U. Bremen: Atmospheric Pollution Measurements from Space: The GeoSCIA (Geostationary Scanning Imaging Absorption spectroMeter for Atmospheric ChartographY) and GeoTROPE (Geostationary Tropospheric Explorer) (PDF Download)
13:15 - 13:30 Annmarie Eldering, JPL: Air Quality Investigation Constellation (PDF Download)
13:30 - 13:45 Jay Herman, NASA GSFC: Advantages of Earth-Sun Observations from Lagrange 1 (PDF Download)
13:45 - 14:00 Joe Waters, JPL: Composition of the Atmosphere from Mid-Earth Orbit (CAMEO) Observations for Air Quality Studies
14:00 - 14:15 Henk Eskes, KNMI: A Mission for TRopospheric Composition and Air Quality (PDF Download)
14:45 - 15:00 Jack Fishman, NASA LaRC: Challenges of Characterizing and Forecasting the Outbreak of Pollution Episodes: Defining Requirements for Spaceborne Air Quality Observations (PDF Download)
15:00 - 15:15 William Brune, Pennsylvania State University: Measurement Requirements for Geostationary Observations of Pollutants with the NASA GSFC GeoChem Instrument (PDF Download)
15:15 - 15:30 Dave Diner, JPL: The Aerosol Global Interactions Satellite (AEGIS) Concept: Science Objectives, Mission Design Considerations, and Applications to Air Quality (PDF Download)
15:30 - 15:45 Rich Ferrare, NASA LaRC: Future Spaceborne Aerosol and Ozone Lidars for Air Quality Applications (PDF Download)
15:45 - 16:00 Michiel van Weele, KNMI: Definition of Operational Atmospheric Chemistry Monitoring Missions: Final Results of the ESA CAPACITY Study (2003-2005) (PDF Download)
16:00 - 16:15 Stephen Tjemkes, EUMETSAT: The METEOSAT Third Generation UVS Mission (PDF Download)

Session 5: Posters


Thursday, 23 February

Session 6: Next Steps

08:30 - 10:00 Panel Discussion: Defining an Optimum Observing Strategy: What are the requirements on species observed, spatial resolution and coverage, temporal resolution and repeat times, probing the boundary layer, etc.? Moderator: Daniel Jacob (Harvard University); Panel: Cathy Clerbaux (CNRS), David Edwards (NCAR), Claire Granier (CNRS), Shobha Kondragunta (NOAA/NESDIS), Jim Szykman (NASA/LaRC)
10:30 - 12:00 Moderated Discussion: How well do future mission concepts address future needs?
12:00 - 12:30 Next Steps