March 28, 2017
Rangeland Burning Smoke Management and Air Quality Workshop on April 3rd
Event: Rangeland Burning Smoke Management and Air Quality Workshop
Date: Monday, April 3, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Room 133, Seaton Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
Air quality specialists from K-State‘s Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering are providing the 3rd annual workshop on rangeland burning smoke management and air quality in Manhattan. The objectives of the workshop is to introduce people to smoke related air quality issues, update regulation trends, and provide science-based information that helps people's understanding and implementing smoke management plans. The focus of this year’s workshop will be developing strategies for smoke management under new US ozone and PM standards. Dr. Zifei Liu will provide an updated analysis of burning and air quality data from 2001 to 2016 and introduce recent development of air quality modeling tools for smoke management.
Topics to be included during the workshop include:
1. How much does Kansas rangeland burning contribute to ambient ozone and PM2.5: an updated analysis of data from 2001 to 2016.
2. Developing strategies for smoke management under new US ozone and PM standards: recent development of air quality and smoke modeling tools.
3. Survey and discussion. Recent research efforts and findings.
To enroll for this free workshop or for more information on the workshop, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact information.
If you have an interest in the smoke related air quality issues, or if you may be involved in smoke management for pasture burning, please plan on attending this workshop! Please feel free to invite any person who may be interested in pasture burning, smoke management, and air quality to this workshop.