AERMOD FOR NON-MODELERS (a 2-part webinar series)

Presented by Anthony J. Sadar, CCM

Allegheny County Health Department, Air Quality Program



PART 1 -  MARCH 31, 2017 1:30 – 3:00 PM EST

PART 2 - APRIL 7, 2017 1:30 – 3:00 PM EST


This two-part webinar series provides an introduction to the basics of air-pollution meteorology and dispersion modeling using the USEPA reference model, AERMOD.  Students will learn meteorological concepts as well as the mechanics of running AERMOD and the screening model AERSCREEN. A practical example will be included. Each webinar session will last approximately 1.5 hours (please see agendas for both below).

Presenting both webinars will be Tony Sadar from the Allegheny Health Department.  Tony has had 37 years of experience in air-pollution meteorology and science education. He holds a B.S. degree in meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University, a M.S. degree in environmental science (air-pollution control) from the University of Cincinnati, and a M.Ed. in science education from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition, Tony has been designated a Certified Consulting Meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society.

If you are interested in joining us for in this excellent training opportunity, please register using the links provided!

NOTE: You will need to register for BOTH webinars using the unique links provided below.


PART 1 – MARCH 31, 2017 (1:30 – 3:00 PM EST)




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Agenda – Part 1     



        Temporal/spatial scale of events



        Receptors = Sources / Dispersion

        C = Q S / U

        Empirical research

        Statistical approach

PART 2 - APRIL 7, 2017 (1:30 – 3:00 PM EST)



Agenda – Part 2