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The 4th GAW Expert Workshop on Volatile Organic Compounds

11-12 th September 2012, York, United Kingdom
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10th September 2012

15:00-17:00

[Tour of York / NCAS VOC laboratories available]

Transport provided from / to Hotel

 

19:00 -

Meal in York

 

 

 

 

 

 

11th September 2012

   

SPEAKER

(presentations are available by cklicking on the name)

AFFILIATION

09:00 – 9:15

Welcome and arrangements

Alastair Lewis  / OksanaTarasova/ Stuart Penkett (Chair of the Reactive gases SAG)

NCAS/WMO

 

SESSION 1 Observations

Chair:  Oksana Tarasova

 

 

9:15 – 9:35

New Insights from the NOAA-INSTAAR Global NMHC Monitoring Network

Detlev Helmig

University of Colorado, USA

9:35 – 9:55

AGAGE Measurements of Non-Methane HydroCarbons (NMHCs)

Martin K. Vollmer (given by Stefan Reimann)

EMPA, Switzerland

9:55 – 10:15

Long-term online C2-C11 VOC Measurements in a Subtropical Area close to the Gulf of Mexico

Bernahard Rappenglück

University of Houston, USA

10:15 – 10:35

Volatile organic compound observations at the Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory between 2006-2012

Lucy Carpenter

University of York, UK

10:35 – 11:05

Coffee Break

 

 

SESSION 2 Observations 2

Chair: Detlev Helmig

 

 

11:05 – 11:25

Developments in background VOC monitoring at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research

Ian Galbally (remotely)

CSIRO, Australia

11:25 – 11:45

First results from the new high resolution air sampler (HIRES) installed aboard the CARIBIC aircraft

Angela Baker

MPI Mainz, Germany

SESSION 3 Observations and analysis

 

 

 

11:45 -12:05

The influence of boreal forest fires on the global distribution of non-methane hydrocarbons

Alastair Lewis

NCAS, UK

12:05 – 12:20

ACTRIS-GAW: ACTRIS a common European infrastructure for VOC measurements

Stefan Reimann

EMPA, Switzerland

12:20 – 12:35

ACTRIS-GAW: Uncertainty Evaluation in VOC Analysis - Draft VOC Measurement Guidelines

Christian Plass-Duelmer

DWD, Germany

12:35 – 14:00

Lunch

 

 

SESSION 3 Observations and analysis (cont)

Chair: Bernhard Rappenglück

 

 

14:00 – 14:15

ACTRIS-GAW: post-analysis quality checks applied to VOC data within ACTRIS before submission to the EBAS database

Stefan Reimann

EMPA, Switzerland

14:15 – 14:30

ACTRIS-GAW: Recommendations and Requirements in VOC Analysis Proposed in the Draft ACTRIS Measurement Guideline

Christian Plass-Duelmer

DWD, Germany

14:30 – 15:15

Discussions on:

  • GAW VOCs priority list;
  • recommended measurement techniques for different environments/challenges;
  •   network extension;
  •   database

Alastair Lewis

Christian Plass-Duelmer

Stuart Penkett

 

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee Break

 

 

SESSION 4 Quality assurance

Chair: Oksana Tarasova

 

 

15:45 – 16:05

Overview on GAW VOC network measurement comparability

Rainer Steinbrecher

KIT, Germany

16:05 – 16:25

First results of a Pan-European round-robin exercise within ACTRIS

Stefan Reimann

EMPA, Switzerland

16:25 - 16:45

ACTRIS-GAW: OVOC GC concepts and intercomparison

J. Englert

DWD, Germany

16:45 - 17:30

Discussion on the recommended total uncertainty of the VOC measurements (network specification, contributions to RRR process)

Rainer Steinbrecher

Oksana Tarasova

KIT, Germany WMO

18:45

Group depart hotel on foot for Barley Hall, via York Minster

 

 

19:30 – 22:00

Dinner – Barley Hall

 

agenda the 4th VOC expert meeting

 

12th September 2012

SESSION 5 VOC standards

Chair: Jerry Rhoderick

 

 

09:00 – 09:20

Update on the CCL for VOCs by the CCQM-GAWG

Martin Milton

NPL, UK

09:20 – 09:40

Progress on standards for NMHC, terpenes and oxy-VOC

Marivon Corbel

NPL, UK

09:40 – 10:00

Evaluation of cylinder treatments for the preparation of stable oxy-VOC standards

A. Baldan

VSL, Netherlands

10:00 – 10:20

Stability Assessment of Gas Mixtures Containing Monoterpenes in Varying Cylinder Materials and Treatments

Jerry Rhoderick

NIST, USA

10:20 – 10:40

Progress towards an international comparison of formaldehyde in nitrogen standards: stability studies and purity analysis of potential transfer standards

J. Viallon

BIPM, France

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break

 

 

SESSION 5 VOC standards (cont)

Chair: Rainer Steinbrecher

 

 

11:15 – 11:35

Development of dimethylsulfide, acetonitrile, and formaldehyde gas standards

 

Gwi Suk Heo

KRISS, Korea

11:35 – 12:05

Discussion on the availability and appropriateness of existing standards and future needs.

 

Led by: Martin Milton

Discussion on the availability and appropriateness of existing standards and future needs.

 

12:05 – 13:00

Summary of discussions for written report

Led by: Stuart Penkett

Summary of discussions for written report

13:00

Lunch

 

 

14:00

Depart

 

 

 

 
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