Chair's Air Pollution Seminar Series

This page last reviewed February 24, 2011

The Chairman of the Air Resources Board, is pleased to announce the
"Chair's Air Pollution Seminar Series"

Leading scientists focus on the health impacts of air pollution, personal exposure, emission sources, atmospheric formation, innovative control technologies, and global warming.


  • Few minutes prior to a scheduled seminar, the Cal/EPA "Live Webcast" video link will be activated, providing a direct feed from the presentation room:

Today's scheduled seminar is now being Webcast: "Click here to view"

Constatinos Sioutas, Sc.D., University of Southern California

Toxicity of Emissions from Heavy Duty Diesel Engines with Retrofit Controls

Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 1:30 PDT

Richard A. VanCuren, Ph.D., Air Resources Board

Light-Absorbing Aerosols ("BC") over Snow in the Sierra Nevada

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 1:30 PDT
[announcement] TBA

Deborah Bennett, Ph.D., University of California, Davis and
Michael Apte, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Small and Medium Commercial Buildings: Ventilation, Indoor Air Quality, and Energy Use

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 1:30 PDT

Michael Robert, Ph.D., John Hopkins University

Applied Expertise in Sustainability, Climate Change, and Air Pollution

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 1:30 PDT

Paul K. Ashford and Arnie A. J. Vetter, Caleb Management Services Ltd., UK and
Assaad Zoughaib, Center for Energy Studies, Ecole des Mines des Paris, Franjce

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Impacts in California from Insulating and Buoyancy Foams

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 1:30 PST
[announcement] TBA

Eric Lee and Mark J. Berman, Davis Energy Group, Davis, California

SunCache Solar Water Heating System Demonstration Project

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 1:30 PST
[announcement] TBA

Scott C. Sheridan, Ph.D., Kent State University

Heat Vulnerability in California Under Future Climate Change (A Spatial Synoptic Classification Approach)

Thursday, February 17, 2011
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Rick Baker, Eastern Research Group and Andrew Burnette, infoWedge, Austin, Texas

Characterizing MAC Refrigerant Emissions from Heavy-Duty on and Offroad Vehicles in California

Thursday, January 6, 2011
[announcement] Presentation
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If you have questions or comments, please contact
Peter Mathews at (916) 323-8711 or via email at