Presentations

2019

Air quality and climate impact of charcoal use in Africa, presented by Alfred Bockarie, RMetS Conference for Early Career and Young Scientist, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 4 July. [PDF]

Launching urban air quality monitoring into the 21st century, presented by Eloise Marais, 11th Regional Networking Event, St. James’ Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, 15 May. [PDF]

Air quality and climate impact of charcoal use in Africa, presented on behalf of Alfred Bockarie by Eloise Marais, 9th International GEOS-Chem User’s Meeting, Harvard University, Boston, 9 May. [PDF]

Using satellite observations to monitor long-term changes in air quality in cities, presented by Karn Vohra, Doctoral Conference 2019, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 8 May. [PDF]

Evaluating the efficacy of autumn winter emission controls in the Beijing Tianjin Hebei region, presented by Gongda Lu, 9th International GEOS-Chem User’s Meeting, Harvard University, Boston, 8 May. [PDF]

Emission inventory for charcoal production use and truck transport in Africa, presented by Alfred Bockarie, Doctoral Student Conference, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 7 May. [PDF]

Health Impacts of Future Fossil Fuel Emissions in Africa, presented by Eloise Marais, 9th International GEOS-Chem User’s Meeting, Harvard University, Boston, 6 May. [PDF]

Launching urban air quality into the 21st century, presented by Eloise Marais, Free Cake Fridays, Innovation Hub, University of Leicester, 26 April. invited [PDF]

Air quality and climate impact of charcoal use in Africa, presented by Alfred Bockarie, European Geophysical Union Conference, Vienna, Austria, 5 April. [PDF]

Diagnosing regional air quality using Earth observations and GEOS-Chem, presented by Eloise Marais, CLCR and EOS Meeting, University of Leicester, UK, 22 March. [PDF]

Challenges and opportunities monitoring air quality in Africa using satellite observations, presented by Eloise Marais, Royal Meteorologiocal Society National Meeting on Air Pollution in Megacities, University of Leeds, 20 March. invited [PDF]

Air pollution in Africa and the impact on health, presented by Eloise Marais, Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences seminar, Open University, 19 February. invited [PDF]

2018

Using Earth Observations to Monitor City-wide Air Quality, presented by Karn Vohra, AGU Fall Meeting 2018, Washington DC, USA, 14 December. [PDF]

Integrating Earth observations in the UK air quality management strategy, presented by Eloise Marais, American Geophysical Union Annual General Meeting, Washington, DC, 13 December. [PDF]

Validation of satellite observations for monitoring long-term changes in air quality in cities, presented by Karn Vohra, NCAS Air Quality Symposium, University of Leeds, Leeds, 13 November. [PDF]

A Space-based perspective of city-wide trends in NO2 for cities at different developmental stages, presented by Karn Vohra, NCAS Air Quality Symposium, University of Leeds, Leeds, 13 November. [PDF]

Enhancing air quality monitoring and assessment in Africa and the UK with Earth observations, presented by Eloise Marais, Harvard Special Seminar, Harvard University, 8 November. invited [PDF]

Building capacity to monitor and assess air quality in Africa, presented by Eloise Marais, Air Pollution Extremes Workshop, Columbia University, 1-2 November. invited [PDF]

Validation of satellite observations for monitoring long-term changes in air quality in cities, presented by Karn Vohra, NCEO Atmosphere-Biosphere Meeting, Milton Hill House, Oxfordshire, UK, 1 November. [PDF]

City sustainability with satellites, presented by Eloise Marais, Future Cities Catapult, London, UK, 22 October. invited [PDF]

Can satellites aid in improving air quality in your city?, presented by Karn Vohra, Research Showcase, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 9 October. [PDF]

First steps developing a tool to monitor city-wide air quality using Earth Observations, presented by Karn Vohra, IGAC Science Conference 2018, Takamatsu, Japan, 28 September. [PDF]

Monitoring City-wide air quality using Earth Observations, presented by Karn Vohra, NCEO Conference 2018, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 6 September. [PDF]

Using satellites to monitor air quality in cities, presented by Eloise Marais, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa, 24 August. invited [PDF]

Assessing the efficacy of air quality policies in the Jing-Jin-Ji region using satellite observations, presented by Gongda Lu, 4th Atmospheric Pollution and Human Health in a Chinese Megacity Programme Meeting, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 19 July. [PDF]

Emission inventory for charcoal production use and truck transport in Africa, presented by Alfred Bockarie, RMetS Conference for Early Career and Young Scientist, Univeristy of York, York, 5 July. Outsanding student poster award [PDF]

Monitoring Air Pollution in Birmingham from the Ground up, presented by Karn Vohra, Research Poster Conference 2018, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 13 June. [PDF]

Using Earth observations to monitor air quality and address uncertainties in atmospheric composition, presented by Eloise Marais, NCEO ATOM-BIO meeting, Edinburgh, UK, 30-31 May. [PDF]

Monitoring Air Pollution in Birmingham from the Ground up, presented by Karn Vohra, Doctoral Conference 2018, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 3 May. [PDF]

City sustainability with satellites, presented by Eloise Marais, Satellite Applications Catapult brown bag talk series, Harwell Campus, UK, 12 April. invited [PDF]

Impact of inefficient combustion sources in Africa on pollution over the Atlantic Ocean, presented by Eloise Marais, American Meteorological Society 98th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 9 January. [PDF]

2017

Using Google Location History to track personal exposure to air pollution, presented by Eloise Marais, American Geophysical Union Annual General Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 13 December. [PDF]

Dual air quality benefit of SO2 emission controls by decreasing sulfate and secondary organic aerosol, presented by Eloise Marais, Centre for Atmospheric Science seminar series, University of Cambridge, UK, 20 November. invited [PDF]

Trees and Atmospheric Chemistry, presented by Eloise Marais, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK, 7 November. invited [PDF]

Air quality co-benefit of SO2 emission controls to decrease biogenic organic aerosol and sulfate, presented by Eloise Marais, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh, 15 October. invited [PDF]

Modelling biogenic secondary organic aerosol, presented by Eloise Marais, Royal Society of Chemistry Science Meeting, University of Birmingham, UK, 27 June. invited [PDF]

Evidence of 1991-2013 decrease in biogenic organic aerosol in response to SO2 emission controls, presented by Eloise Marais, Faraday Discussion on Atmospheric Chemistry in the Anthropocene, York, UK, 22-24 May. [PDF]

Air quality co-benefit of SO2 emission controls to decrease biogenic organic aerosol and sulfate, presented by Eloise Marais, Geosciences seminar series, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, 17 May. invited [PDF]

Using OMI cloud-sliced NO2 and GEOS-Chem to better understand dynamics of NOx in the upper troposphere, presented by Eloise Marais, 8th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 1-4 May. [PDF]

Nitrogen oxides in the global upper troposphere interpreted with cloud-sliced NO2 from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument, presented by Eloise Marais, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April. [PDF]

The GEOS-Chem chemical transport model: Introduction and application to understanding atmospheric composition and air quality, presented by Eloise Marais, Academic Programmers Special Interest Group, University of Birmingham, UK, 13 February. invited [PDF]

2016

Co-benefit of anthropogenic emission controls on biogenic secondary organic aerosol, presented by Eloise Marais, Geography seminar series, University of Birmingham, UK, 8 July. invited [PDF]

Aqueous-phase mechanism for secondary organic aerosol formation from isoprene: Application to the Southeast US and co-benefit of SO2 emission controls, presented by Eloise Marais, Martin/Keutsch Research Group Meeting, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 28 April. invited [PDF]

Co-benefit of SO2 emission controls on decline in Southeast US 1991-2013 sulfate and organic aerosol, presented by Eloise Marais, Atmospheric Science seminar series, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 19 February. invited [PDF]

Air quality in Africa: A space-based perspective, presented by Eloise Marais, Texas A&M Atmospheric Sciences seminar series, College Station, TX, 11 February. invited [PDF]

2015

Non-methane volatile organic compounds in Africa: A view from space, presented by Eloise Marais, Chemistry seminar series, Rhodes University, South Africa, 16 November. invited [PDF]

Aqueous-phase mechanism for secondary organic aerosol formation from isoprene: Application to the Southeast US and co-benefit of SO2 emission controls, presented by Eloise Marais, Civil and Environmental Engineering seminar series, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 28 October. invited [PDF]

Ozone air quality in Nigeria and isoprene organic aerosol yields and composition in the Southeast US, presented by Eloise Marais, seminar presented at Universities of East Anglia, York, Leeds, and Manchester, UK, May. invited [PDF]

Updated GEOS-Chem isoprene secondary organic aerosol mechanism, presented by Eloise Marais, 7th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 4-7 May. [PDF]

Improved understanding of Southeast US isoprene SOA using ground (SOAS), aircraft (SEAC4RS), satellite (MODIS, OMI), and model (GEOS-Chem) data, presented by Eloise Marais, NASA SEAC4RS Science Meeting, Pasadena, CA, 28 April-1 May. [PDF]

Isoprene organic aerosol yields quantified with space-based relationships between aerosol optical depth and formaldehyde: contrasting regimes in Africa and the Southeast US, presented by Eloise Marais, seminar at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 11 February. invited [PDF]

Shedding light on air quality in Africa using satellite observations, presented by Eloise Marais, Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling seminar series, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, 9 February. invited [PDF]

2014

Shedding light on air quality in Africa using the Aura observation platform, presented by Eloise Marais, NASA Aura Science Team Meeting, College Park, MD, 15-18 September. [PDF]

Non-methane volatile organic compounds in Africa: a view from space, presented by Eloise Marais, Unit of Envrionmental Sciences and Management, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 28 March. invited

2013

Air quality over Nigeria, presented by Eloise Marais, 6th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 6-9 May. [PDF]

Impact of economic growth on air quality in Nigeria, presented by Eloise Marais, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7-12 April. [PDF]

2012

Using OMI HCHO to test biogenic and anthropogenic emission inventories in Africa, presented by Eloise Marais, NASA Aura Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA, 1-3 October. [PDF]

Isoprene emissions in Africa inferred from OMI HCHO, presented by Eloise Marais, Gordon Research Conference on Biogenic Hydrocarbons and the Atmosphere, Lewiston, ME, 24-29 June. [PDF]

Isoprene emissions in Africa inferred from OMI HCHO, presented by Eloise Marais, American Meteorological Society First Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences, Boston, MA, 29 May-1 June. Outstanding student presentation award.[PDF]

Isoprene emissions in Africa inferred from OMI HCHO, presented by Eloise Marais, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22-27 April. Outstanding student poster award. [PDF]

2011

Using OMI formaldehyde (HCHO) observations to estimate isoprene emissions over Africa, presented on behalf of Eloise Marais by Daniel J. Jacob, NASA Aura Science Team Meeting, Helsinki, Finland, 13-15 September. [PDF]

Using GEOS-Chem and OMI HCHO to estimate isoprene emissions over Africa, 5th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 2-5 May. [PDF]

2010

Using OMI HCHO observations as a constraint on isoprene emissions over Africa, presented by Eloise Marais, NASA Aura Science Team Meeting, Boulder, CO, 27-29 September. [PDF]

Deriving isoprene emissions for the African continent using space-based formaldehyde measurements, presented by Eloise Marais, Gordon Research Conference on Biogenic Hydrocarbons and the Atmosphere, Le Diablerets, Switzerland, 23-28 May. [PDF]