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Introduction to Air Pollution Meteorology & Dispersion Modeling



Introduction to Air Pollution Meteorology & Dispersion Modeling
Tuesday, July 13, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET

A fundamental understanding of air pollution meteorology and dispersion modeling is essential for a more complete perspective of the air quality profession. Participants will learn the basic weather conditions that impact the concentration of atmospheric pollutants and how these conditions along with sources and receptors are incorporated into dispersion models such as AERMOD and AERSCREEN. This webinar is recommended for air quality managers, administrators, technicians, and science/engineering staff in government, industry, and consulting who require a solid foundation in the basic principles and practices of air pollution meteorology and dispersion modeling.
     $169 A&WMA Member; $229 Nonmember
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Presenter: Anthony J. (Tony) Sadar, Certified Consulting Meteorologist, Founder, Environmental Science Communication, LLC. 

Anthony J. (Tony) Sadar, a Certified Consulting Meteorologist, is founder of Environmental Science Communication, LLC. Tony has more than 40 years of experience: 20 years in government, 12 years in consulting and field work, and 10 years in academia. Tony’s government service included work with the Allegheny County Health Department, Air Quality Program, in Pittsburgh, PA as an Air Pollution Administrator and Air Pollution Meteorologist. He is now retired from government service and is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA. Tony earned a B.S. in meteorology from Penn State, M.S. in environmental science from the University of Cincinnati, and M.Ed. in science education from the University of Pittsburgh.

Moderator: Ron Huffman, QEP, Environmental Consultant
Ron Huffman, QEP, Environmental Consultant, has worked as an industry environmental manager and an Allegheny County Air Permitting Engineer. He has worked on air and wastewater projects for more than 40 years at several chemical production locations and at several corporate headquarters. He has been an active member of A&WMA since 1985. He served as the Chair of the Allegheny Mountain Section and currently serves as the Vice Chair for A&WMA’s Webinar Committee and Secretary for the Tampa Bay Chapter.