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A&WMA issues call for abstracts for greenhouse gas measurement symposium

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for the first international Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Measurement Symposium, to be held March 23-24, 2009, in San Francisco, CA.

The symposium will provide a forum to discuss novel concepts in GHG emission source measurement, measurement-based modeling, and surrogate-monitoring assessment in the context of future compliance, verification, and emission trading strategies.

A&WMA is seeking abstracts and platform presentation topics that include, but are not limited to:
• CH4 emissions from landfills and agricultural operations
• GHG emissions from fugitive and area sources
• CO2 sequestration field monitoring
• Quantification of GHG up-take from soils
• Assessment of whole-site GHG emissions from large industrial facilities
• GHG emissions from small industrial and commercial sources
• Use of surrogates monitoring for estimating GHG emissions
• Integration of GHG experimental and modeling studies
• Measurement related verification requirements for GHG trading markets
• Offset verification and modeling

Abstracts of 300 words or less should be submitted for review by December 5, 2008. Authors will be notified of acceptance by January 16, 2009.

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