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TF HTAP Workshop:
Focusing on Eastern Europe, Central Asia,
and the Arctic

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1 to 3 April 2009


Wednesday, 1 April
  Welcome and Overview
9:00 Welcome from SRI Atmosphere Andrey Nedre, Director SRI Atmosphere
9:20 Introduction to the LRTAP Convention and this Workshop André Zuber and Terry Keating, Co-Chairs TF HTAP
  Status of Emissions Inventories in EECCA Countries Chair: Chris Dore, Chair TFEIP
9:50 CEIP and Emissions Information under the LRTAP Convention (Table) Katarina Mareckova, EMEP CEIP
10:10 EECCA and SEE countries in global emission inventories Suvi Monni and John van Aardenne, JRC IES
10:30 Break & Poster Viewing  
11:00 Emissions Inventories of the Russian Federation (Presentation 1) (Presentation 2) Radiy Shatilov, SRI Atmosphere
11:20 Emissions Inventories of Belarus Sergey Kakareka, Institute for Problems of Natural Resources Use & Ecology, Belarus
11:40 Emissions Inventories of Ukraine Nadiia Ovchynnikova, Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine
12:00 Emissions Inventories of Kyrgystan Tatyana Shmeleva, State Agency of Environmental Protection and Forestry of the Kyrgyz Republic
12:20 Lunch & Poster Viewing  
  Status of Emissions Inventories and Projections in EECCA Countries Chair: Andrey Nedre
14:00 Emissions Inventories of Kazakhstan Valentina Idrissova, Kazakh Research Institute for Ecology and Climate
14:20 Lessons from CAPACT in Kazakhstan (Table) Irina Yeserkepova, Kazakh Research Institute for Ecology and Climate
14:40 CIAM and Emissions Projections under the LRTAP Convention Janusz Cofala , EMEP CIAM
15:00 Russian Experience with GAINS Irina Morozova, SRI Atmosphere
15:20 Break & Poster Viewing  
  Sources of Arctic Pollution Chair: Simon Wilson (invited)
15:50 Spatial Allocations of Emissions: Lessons from AMAP Hg Inventory Frits Steenhuisen, Arctic Centre, University of Groningen
16:10 Agricultural Burning Savitri Garivait, JGSEE-KMUTT
16:30 The Universe of Inverse Modeling to Estimate Emissions Frank Dentener, JRC/IES
16:50 Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment Jim Corbett, Univ of Delaware, USA
17:10 POPs Emissions Under the Stockholm Convention Katarina Magulova, POPs Secretariat
17:30 Discussion of Findings and Recommendations  
Thursday, 2 April
  Air Pollutants in the Arctic Chair: Lars-Otto Reiersen
8:30 EMEP Measurements in the EECCA Region and the EMEP Measurement Strategy Wenche Aas, NILU-EMEP CCC
8:50 Some Observations of Transport in Central Asia Greg Carmichael, Univ of Iowa
9:00 AMAP Efforts on Short Lived Climate Forcing Agents and Other Air Pollutants Simon Wilson/Lars-Otto Reiersen, AMAP
9:20 Observations of Arctic Air Pollution David Hofmann, NOAA
9:40 Overview of POLARCAT and Preliminary Findings John Burkhart, NILU
10:10 Break & Poster Viewing  
11:00 Assessment of PM pollution from European sources to the Arctic with the EMEP (regional) model Svetlana Tsyro, EMEP MSC-W
11:20 Modelling of Short Lived Forcing Agents and their Arctic Impacts Dorothy Koch, Columbia University/NASA GISS
11:40 Identification of trends and variability of climate-related aerosol components in the Canadian High Arctic: 1981 to 2007 Sunling Gong, Env Canada
12:00 Lunch & Poster Viewing  
  Assessment of POPs Transport Chair: Sergey Dutchak/Ivan Holoubek
13:30 What is needed for HTAP 2010 Assessment? Sergey Dutchak, EMEP MSC E
13:50 Stockholm Convention Global Monitoring Plan Ramon Guardans, MARM
14:10 Observed Long-Term Atmospheric Trends at AMAP Sites Hayley Hung, Environment Canada
14:30 Update on GAPs and Making Inferences from Long Term Trends Tom Harner, Environment Canada
14:50 Update on RECETOX and Results of Coordination Meeting on 3/31 Ivan Holoubek, Jana Klanova, RECETOX
15:10 Break & Poster Viewing  
15:40 Overview of TFHTAP POP model intercomparison study Alexy Gusev, EMEP MSCE
16:00 Global source-receptor modelling of POPs using BERT-Global (Video 1) (Video 2) Matthew MacLeod, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
16:20 Deriving global source-receptor relationships for POPs: how does a box model perform? Anne Hollander, RIVM
16:40 Definition, calculation and measurement of overall persistence in the environment (Pov) and long-range trasport potential (LRTP) of chemicals Dik van de Meent, RIVM
17:00 Future Arctic Emission Scenarios: Interplay of Climate Change & Economic Development Paul Bartlett, St Peter's College & CUNY
17:20 Discussion of Future HTAP Experiments and Analyses Sergey Dutchak and Victor Shatalov
Friday, 3 April
  Assessment of Mercury Transport Chair: Nicola Pirrone/Oleg Travnikov
8:30 What is needed for HTAP 2010 Assessment? Nicola Pirrone, CNR, Italy
8:50 Emissions Estimates Produced by UNEP Hg T&F Research Partnership Nicola Pirrone, CNR, Italy
9:10 Emissions Estimates and Projections Produced by AMAP for UNEP Jozef Pacyna, NILU
9:30 Discussion of Emissions Inventory and Future Projection Issues  
9:50 Break & Poster Viewing  
10:20 An overview of the TF HTAP/AMAP/UNEP Hg intercomparison Oleg Travnikov, EMEP MSCE
10:40 HTAP/AMAP Modeling Analysis Ashu Dastoor, Env Canada
11:00 Trans Pacific Transport of Mercury Jerry Lin, Lamar University
11:20 Fate of Mercury Deposited to N. Pacific Elsie Sunderland, Harvard University
11:40 ECHMERIT - An online Coulpled Hg Model Nicila Pirrone, CNR, Italy
12:00 Lunch & Poster Viewing  
13:00 Overview of Available Observations and Future Plans Ralf Ebinghaus, GKSS
13:20 Discussion of Future HTAP Experiments and Analyses Nicola Pirrone and Oleg Travnikov
13:40 Workshop Closing Terry Keating and André Zuber
14:30 Cultural Event