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Columbia to Host Trans-Atlantic Air Pollution Workshop June 12 to 15

The Earth Institute's Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University will host a workshop to explore the state of research on trans-Atlantic air pollution and what can be done to address this environmental concern.

The four-day event, to be held at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, in Palisades, NY, is sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada in coordination with UN/ECE European Monitoring and Evaluation Program (EMEP) and Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP).

The workshop will bring together international experts from the global and regional atmospheric chemistry communities, including representatives from NASA, EPA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), the UK Meteorological Office, the Norwegian Institute for Air Research and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute.

What:"Photooxidants, Particles and Haze Across the Arctic and North Atlantic: Transport Observations and Models," a workshop on research on trans-Atlantic air pollution
When:June 12 through 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Note: June 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Where:Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY (Just on the northern side of the New York/New Jersey border)
Contact:Marc Levy or Edwin Adkins: pph@ciesin.columbia.edu or 845-365-8975

Published: Jun 11, 2001
Last modified: Sep 18, 2002

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