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2015 National Air Toxics Monitoring and Data Analysis Workshop

October 26 – 28, 2015
Research Triangle Park, NC

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Agenda (PDF)  (4pp, 210k)

October 26, 2015 - Concurrent Training Sessions

Laboratory Analysis Training at ERG Facility

  • VOCs analysis - Canister preconcentration, GC/MSD analysis
  • Metal analysis by ICP/MSD
  • Semi-Vol extraction and GC/MSD analysis

Air Toxics Data Analysis Training

  • DART Training - Jennifer Dewinter, STI
    • A New web-based tool in AirNow-Tech that helps air quality scientists validate and analyze VOCs, air toxics, criteria and other air quality measurements. The training will focus on the dundamentals, including how to bring data into the system and how to use DART to perform data validation. The demonstration will also include new features to be released later this month, such as the exciting new auto-screening functionality.
    • Presentations slides (PDF) (26pp, 1.5 MB)
    • Webinar recording
  • Zero to "R" Shiny App Demonstration - Kali Frost, Eric Bailey, Nahtan Byers
    • What is "R"? - free software widely used for air Toxics, statistical analysis ii. Air Toxics demo using "R" - view box plots, trends, scatter plots iii. Data manipulation with dplyr and tidyr - getting raw data from AQS and quickly aggregating it and summarizing it iv Plotting with open-air-making wind/pollutant roses v Shiny app demo - putting it all together on a free, shareable website
    • Presentation slides (PDF) (131pp, 1.9 MB)
    • Webinar recording

NATA - National Air Toxics Assessment training (FOR STATES, LOCAL AND TRIBES ONLY)

October 26, 2015 - Workshop Begins

October 27, 2015 - Air Toxics Data Analysis

October 27, 2015 - Community Scale Air toxics Studies and Other Air Toxics

October 28, 2015 - Air Toxics Methods

October 28, 2015 - Plenary Open Forum Panel Discussion and Other EPA Groups


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