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Introduction to Air Pollution Meteorology & Dispersion Modeling: Past, Present, and Future



Introduction to Air Pollution Meteorology & Dispersion Modeling: Past, Present, and Future
Thursday, December 8, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET

Understanding of atmospheric structure and dynamics and the dispersion of pollutants within the ambient air is important to the practitioner in the environmental profession, including technical staff, managers, and supervisors of air quality programs. This webinar will provide a concise overview of the atmosphere (structure, dynamics, measurement), atmospheric boundary layer, air dispersion, dispersion modeling, EPA modeling guidelines, AERMOD & AERSCREEN, and modeling guidance & support.
     $99 A&WMA Member; $149 Nonmember
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Presenter: Anthony J. (Tony) Sadar, Certified Consulting Meteorologist, Founder, 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. He currently serves as the Vice Chair for A&WMA’s Webinar Committee and Secretary for the Tampa Bay Chapter.