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School of Energy Resources

Energy Innovation Center (EIC)

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3012

Shipping & Receiving:

16th & Gibbon

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6897

Fax: 307-766-6701

Trish Steger

Executive Admin. Assistant

EIC 339

Phone: 307-766-6897

Email: psteger@uwyo.edu

Academics Office

EIC 338

Phone: 307-766-6879

Email: seracad@uwyo.edu

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Center for Air Quality

The School of Energy Resources’ Center for Air Quality (CAQ) is involved in research concerning emissions from oil and gas exploration and production activities. The CAQ seeks to strengthen the accuracy of engineering calculations of emissions by ground truth with a variety of measurement platforms, including a dedicated mobile laboratory.

Since 2009 UW researchers have investigated the importance of emissions in the Upper Green River Basin, particularly in the Jonah Field and Pinedale Anticline development areas. This work has resulted in numerous academic publications and has supported state-led efforts to better understand wintertime ozone formation and basin-wide emissions of methane.

Mission Statement

The aim of the Air Quality Center is to understand the relationship between energy development and air quality. We do this by making in-situ measurements from mobile, static and airborne platforms with state of the art instrumentation. These data are used to modify and validate emission inventories and models to improve our understanding of complex air quality issues such as ozone formation, volatile organic compound behavior, and methane emissions. Our research is conducted in collaboration with industry, federal and state agencies, national laboratories, research universities, and non-profits. The results are used to inform citizens, industry, and the scientific community and to educated students. The vision of the Air Quality Center is to provide the knowledge needed to enable energy development while minimizing air quality impacts. Our research of emission sources informs policies for compliance with existing and pending air regulations.

News

Jonah Energy Awards SER's Center for Air Quality with $100,000 Research Grant

Director

Shane Murphy, Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Science
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Room 6072, Engineering Building
email: Shane.Murphy@uwyo.edu

Assistant Director

Robert Field, Senior Research Scientist, Atmospheric Science
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Room 6079, Engineering Building
email: rfield1@uwyo.edu


 
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School of Energy Resources

Energy Innovation Center (EIC)

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3012

Shipping & Receiving:

16th & Gibbon

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6897

Fax: 307-766-6701

Trish Steger

Executive Admin. Assistant

EIC 339

Phone: 307-766-6897

Email: psteger@uwyo.edu

Academics Office

EIC 338

Phone: 307-766-6879

Email: seracad@uwyo.edu

School of Energy Resources
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