Air Quality in Asia IV

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Tong Zhu, Peking University, Beijing, China and Shuvashish Kundu, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Steven S Brown, NOAA Earth System Research Lab, Chemical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-conveners:  Tao Wang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong and Tong Zhu, Peking University, Beijing, China
OSPA Liaisons:  Steven S Brown, NOAA Earth System Research Lab, Chemical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Global Warming and Air Quality in China
Shaw Chen Liu, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
1:55 PM
Mapping Air Pollution Concentrations and Sources in China from Ground-Level Observations
Robert A Rohde and Richard A. Muller, Berkeley Earth, Berkeley, CA, United States
2:10 PM
Roles of Uncontrollable VOC Emissions in the Regional Air Quality of the Seoul Metropolitan Area
Daun Jeong1, Saewung Kim1, Meehye Lee2, Heeyeon Shim2, Hak-young Kim2, Jungmin Park3, Hyunju Park3, Soyoung Kim3, Glenn M Wolfe4,5, Alex B Guenther6, Amy He1, Youdeug Hong3 and Jinseok Han7, (1)University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, (2)Korea Univ, Seoul, South Korea, (3)NIER National Institute of Environmental Research, Incheon, South Korea, (4)University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States, (5)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (6)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States, (7)NIER, Korea, Incheon, South Korea
2:25 PM
Recent Improvement in Air Quality as Evidenced by the Island-wide Monitoring Network in Taiwan
Sheng-po Chen1, Chih-Chung Chang1, Jyh-Jian Liu2, Charles Chou1, Julius S Chang3 and Jia-lin Wang4, (1)Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, (2)Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan, Department of Environmental Monitoring and Information Management, Taipei, Taiwan, (3)National Central University, Jhong Li, Taiwan, (4)National Central Univ., Chungli, Taiwan
2:40 PM
Observation of black carbon, ozone and carbon monoxide in the Kali Gandaki Valley Nepal
Shradda Dhungel, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States, Arnico K Panday, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal and Bhogendra Kathayat, Nepal Wireless, Kathmandu, Nepal
2:55 PM
Impact of synoptic patterns on East Asia pollutant transport pathways observed from satellites
Hyun C Kim1,2, Pius Lee1, Soontae Kim3, Fong Ngan1,2, Changhan Bae3, Byeong-Uk Kim4 and Eunhye Kim3, (1)NOAA Air Resources Laboratory, College Park, MD, United States, (2)University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (3)Ajou University, Environmental Enginerring, Suwon, South Korea, (4)Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Atlanta, GA, United States
3:10 PM
Agriculture Crop Burning in Northwestern India and Its Impact on Atmospheric Pollution and Air Quality
Ramesh P Singh, Sharda University, Tustin, India; Chapman University, Orange, CA, United States, Akshansha Chauhan, Vidya College of Engineering, Meerut, India and Gonzalo Gonzalez Abad, Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, United States
3:25 PM
Air Quality in Mecca and Surrounding Holy Places in Saudi Arabia during Hajj: Initial Survey
Isobel Jane Simpson1, Omar S Aburizaiza2, Azhar Siddique2,3, Barbara Barletta1, Nicola J Blake1, Aaron Gartner1, Haider Abbas Khwaja4,5, Simone Meinardi1, Jahan Zeb2 and Donald Ray Blake1, (1)University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, (2)King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, (3)University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan, (4)Wadsworth Center, Albany, NY, United States, (5)University at Albany, Albany, United States
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